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Henri Leroux 1790 - 1881

July 28, 2009

ParisHenri Leroux (Le Roux) (Roux) (Le d’Roux) 1790? - 1881? MD was a French orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy.

Leroux was a student of Samuel Hahnemann,

In 1812, Leroux was an Editor of Journal de Medecine with Corvisart and Boyer,

In 1823, Leroux was a Professor at the Paris Hospital, and he was forced to retire, suspected of liberal or Bonapartiste leanings.

In 1836, Leroux was practicing at La Chapelle la Reine,

In 1846, Leroux contributed statistics to The British Journal of Homeopathy regarding 182 cases of pneumonia cured with homeopathy,

In 1855, Leroux published a paper on dilutions from Cette.

In 1857, Leroux published the results of his homeopathic treatment of cholera, and at this time he was practicing in Cette. (These results were also published in L’Art Medical),

Leroux submitted cases and articles to various homeopathic publications.

Of interest:

Antwine LeRoux was a homeopath in 1905.

Pierre Leroux 1797 -  1871 French philosopher and political economist, was a friend of Francois Rene Vicomte de Chateaubriand,

A Dr. Roux was a homeopath in 1894.

Pierre Paul Emile Roux 1853 – 1933 was a French physician, bacteriologist and immunologist who was one of the closest collaborators of Louis Pasteur,


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