André Vesale

(Brussels, December 31, 1514- Zakynthos, October 15, 1564)

Is an anatomist and doctor from Brabant, considered by many historians of science as the greatest anatomist of the Renaissance, even the greatest in the history of the medicine.

His works, in addition to providing anatomy to the modern world, will put an end to the dogmas of Galenism that have blocked scientific evolution for more than a thousand years both in Europe and in the Islamic world.