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Gall, F. J. (Franz Joseph), 1758-1828

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Personal name headingGall, F. J. (Franz Joseph), 1758-1828
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Variant(s)Gall, Franz Josef, 1758-1828
Gall, Franz Joseph, 1758-1828
Gall, François Joseph, 1758-1828
Gall, F. J. (Franz Josef), 1758-1828
Other standard no.7522083
Birth date1758-03-09
Death date1828-08-22
Place of birthTiefenbronn (Germany)
Place of deathParis (France)
Field of activityPseudoscience Phrenology Neurosciences
Found inHis Franz Joseph Gall, 1758-1828 ... c1979: t.p. (Franz Joseph Gall, 1758-1828)
LC data base, 1-17-85 (hdg.: Gall, Franz Joseph, 1758-1828)
His On the functions of the brain and of each of its parts, v. 1, 1835: t.p. (François Joseph Gall, M.D.)
Brontë, C. Jane Eyre, 2006: page xxxiv (Prenology, considered to be the science of the mind, took the form of character divination from the shape of the skull. Stemming from the physiological and psychological theories of the Austrian physician, Franz Joseph Gall, 1758-1828, the theory was fashionable in Britain during the mid-nineteenth century)
Wikipedia, 25 August 2019 (Franz Josef Gall; born 9 March 1758, in Tiefenbronn, Baden, Germany, died 22 August 1828 in Paris, France; German neuroanatomist, physiologist, and pioneer in the study of the localization of mental functions in the brain; claimed as the founder of phrenology, Gall was an early and important researcher in his fields. His contributions to the field of neuropsychology were controversial at the time and are now widely referred to as pseudoscience)
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