Sinforoso Amoedo Canaveri

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Sinforoso Amoedo
Personal details
Born Sinforoso del Carmen Amoedo Canaveri
1823
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died 1871
Buenos Aires
Nationality Argentine
Occupation Medicine
Profession Doctor

Sinforoso Amoedo (18 July 1823 - 1871) was an Argentine medical doctor.

He was born in Buenos Aires. He was the son of Hilario Amoedo Garazatúa and Juana Josefa Canaveris. He began his high school studies at the Colegio Republicano. He studied medicine at the University of Buenos Aires, where he received his Doctor of Medicine.[1] He practiced in the Parroquia de la Concepción until his retirement. He was replaced by Dr. Juan Antonio Argerich.[2]

He worked with patients during the yellow fever epidemic that hit the city of Buenos Aires. He died of yellow fever himself in 1871.[3] His family was honored with a medal for his courage and heroism to fight against the epidemic.[4]

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  1. Historia de la universidad de Buenos Aires y de su influencia en la cultura Argentina dirifida, Volúmenes 5-6, Imprenta y casa editora "coni", 1921, http://books.google.co.uk/books?ei=An2BUuXvGNGisASTtoHQCQ&id=ARPiAAAAMAAJ
  2. Memoria, By Buenos Aires (Argentina : Province). Ministerio de Gobierno, http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=xhILAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA411
  3. Cuando murió Buenos Aires, 1871, La Bastilla, 1974, http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=1QthAAAAMAAJ
  4. Dario De Sesiones De La Camara De Senadores, Buenos Aires (Argentina : Province) 1871., http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=o8I5AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA253

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