Guillaume Dupuytren was born on October 6, 1777 at Pierre-Buffiere, Limousin (now departement of Haute-Vienne).He studied medicine and surgery in Paris and became a famous surgeon and anatomist during the French First Empire and the Restoration.
He died on February 8, 1835 at Paris. He was buried in the 38th division of the Pere-Lachaise Cemetery .
"Guillaume Dupuytren". French school of the nineteenth century.
"Guillaume Dupuytren". Print of the nineteenth century.