Pierre Fouquier

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Pierre Éloi Fouquier (26 July 1776 – 1850) was a physician and professor of medicine.

Fouquier was born in Maissemy. In addition to being doctor for Charles X of France and Louis-Philippe of France, Fouquier was also a member of the Académie de Médecine. He died in Paris.

The Fouquieria genus of plant life is named in his honor.[1]


  1. ^ Curtin, L. S. M. "By the Prophet of the Earth". The University of Arizona Press. Retrieved 2008-08-01.