Edgar Leroy

This page lists items in the database related to French doctor, Edgar Leroy, who was born on the 17th April in 1883 in Roubaix.
After graduating in both modern literature and science, he also studied medicine.
Subsequently, in May 1919, he moved to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence to become a psychiatrist at Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery.
He was the first to publish medical documents about Vincent van Gogh, that was his patient.
Dr. Leroy died on the 2nd April in 1965; at his funeral, the whole population of Saint-Rémy gave him a solemn tribute.
On the 11th September in 1965, the City Council decided that a public street near St. Paul's would be called with his name: "Dr. Edgar Leroy's Avenue".

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