Auguste Forel

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1848 – 1931

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Who was Auguste Forel?

Auguste-Henri Forel was a Swiss myrmecologist, neuroanatomist and psychiatrist, notable for his investigations into the structure of the human brain and that of ants. For example, he is considered a co-founder of the neuron theory. Forel is also known for his early contributions to sexology and psychology.

From 1978 until 2000 Forel’s image appeared on the 1000 Swiss franc banknote.

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Born
Sep 1, 1848
Morges
Religion
  • Bahá'í Faith
Nationality
  • Switzerland
Profession
Education
  • University of Zurich
Died
Jul 27, 1931
Yvorne

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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