Snippets of French history: Jean-Paul Marat, the French Revolution 1789-1799. Part 2.

The French Revolution in a nutshell, continued … ¬†France, circa 1780 Although Marat (1743-1793) claimed to be a physician, he had no qualifications, and his reputation as a physician was born when he managed to cure his friend of gonorrea. ¬†He was interested in medicine and in the sciences in general and worked as an … Continue reading Snippets of French history: Jean-Paul Marat, the French Revolution 1789-1799. Part 2.