French surgeonDied when: 79 years 66 days (950 months)
Star Sign: Cancer
Édouard Francis Kirmisson (July 18, 1848 – September 22, 1927) was a French surgeon who was a native of Nantes.He specialized in pediatric and orthopedic surgery.
Kirmisson studied medicine at the École de Médecine in Paris, and later worked as an externe under Noël Guéneau de Mussy (1813–1885) at the Hôtel-Dieu.
In 1879 he earned his medical doctorate, obtaining his agrégation in 1883.He spent the following years as a surgeon of Parisian hospitals, becoming a professor of pediatric surgery and orthopedics at Hôpital des Enfants-Malades in 1901.
In 1890 Kirmisson founded the journal "Revue d’orthopédie".In 1903 he became a member of the Académie de Médecine.