Pedro Laín Entralgo

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Pedro Laín Entralgo (15 February 1908 – 5 June 2001) was a Spanish medical researcher. He won the Prince of Asturias award for Communication and Humanities in 1989 and was awarded the Menéndez Pelayo International Prize in 1991.

In 1964, he entered the Royal Academy of History. In 1982 and 1987, he chaired the Royal Spanish Academy.

He was a numerary member of the Royal National Academy of Medicine since 1946, and also a member of the International Society for the History of Medicine.[1]

Pedro Laín has published many important works, among them the "Historia universal de la Medicina".

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  1. ^ 2001, Franz-Andre Sondervorst, Chronique de SIHM