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What Happened in June 1543

Historical Events

Historic PublicationDe humani corporis fabrica

Jun 1 Flemish physician Andreas Vesalius publishes "De humani corporis fabrica (On the fabric of the human body in seven books)" a major step forward in understanding human anatomy [date is representative as exact date of publication unknown]

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Andreas Vesalius's
Andreas Vesalius's "De humani corporis fabrica" (1543), page 163
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Famous Deaths

  • Jun 27 Agnolo Firenzuola, Italian poet and litterateur, dies at 49