Zemstvo doctor Vasyl Leontovych — the father of the dynasty of scientists

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M.P. Chaban
Z.I. Shevtsova
V.V. Gaponov

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The article describes the life and professional acti­vity of zemstvo doctor, a descendant of the Zaporozhian Cossacks Vasyl Fedorovych Leontovych (1842–1888). The young man was a graduate of the Yekaterynoslav Classical Gymnasium in 1862. The doctor managed to start a dynasty of outstanding domestic scientists. His son Oleksandr became a physiologist, academician. His grandson Mykhailo is a physicist and academician; granddaughter Tatiana and great-granddaughter Natalia are doctors of medical sciences. The Leontovych family is an example of the medical dynasty of Cossacks.

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Chaban, M., Shevtsova, Z., & Gaponov, V. (2021). Zemstvo doctor Vasyl Leontovych — the father of the dynasty of scientists. GASTROENTEROLOGY, 55(2), 154–157. https://doi.org/10.22141/2308-2097.55.2.2021.233700
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History of Medicine

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