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Herman Boerhaave (Voorhout, December 31, 1668 - Leyden, September 23, 1738) was a Dutch humanist and physician of European fame. He is regarded as the founder of the clinical teaching and of the modern academic hospital. His main achievement was to demonstrate the relation of symptoms to lesions.

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Herman Boerhaave by Cornelis Troost
Herman Boerhaave
Herman Boerhaave by Cornelis Troost
Herman Boerhaave