Mirko Dražen Grmek's tomb

Mirko Dražen Grmek can be found in Montparnasse Cimitiere in Paris, France (second division- first section- third line of the round point- number 6, West).

Mirko Grmek (1924-2000) was a Croatian historian of Medicine. He’s renowned for relevant studies conducted on history of Surgery, Biology and Medicine from the ancient times to the modern age. Is worth considering that Mirko Grmek studied the medical epistemology of Claude Bernard.

The French inscription, a quotation of Grmek himself, reads as follows : “LE BUT DE LA VIE HUMAINE EST D’OUBLIER QU’ELLE N’A PAS DE BUT” (“The purpose of human life is to forget it has no purpose”).

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