Louis Thuillier's memorial tablet

This memorial tablet of Louis Thuillier can be seen in the Institut Pasteur, in Paris where the young biologist was working when, "in 1883, he was sent on a mission to Alexandria with Émile Roux (1853-1933) and Edmond Nocard (1850-1903) to study an epidemic of cholera. Thuillier contracted the disease and died on September 19, 1883 at the age of 27"1.

It is a work of French sculptor Auguste Carvin, whose signature is visible.

  • Photo by Luca Borghi ti.supmacinu|ihgrob.l#| (July 2014), courtesy of the Institut Pasteur

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