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1 BIOGRAPHY OF SANTIAGO RAMÓN Y CAJAL By Carmen López - 2º B

2  He was born 1st May of 1852 in Navarra. He is the son of Justo Ramón Casasús y Antonia Cajal.

3  He moved around different towns in Aragon with his father, who was a surgeon.  He was a little naughty and rebel but he was very intelligent.  He studied primary education in a monks school and after that he studied at Huesca’s High School.

4  Since he was a boy he liked arts, especially drawing, but his father wanted his son to be like him, a surgeon.  He made a drawing of his discovery of the neurons.

5  He graduated in medicine, in June of  He was a doctor in the battle of Cuba between ( ).  July 19th he married Silveria Fañanás García.

6  And he had seven children: Santiago, Felina, Pabla Vicenta, Enriqueta, Jorge, Pilar and Luis Ramón y Cajal Fañanás, but Santiago and Enriqueta died before him.

7  Ramón y Cajal died in 1934 when he was 82 years old and his wife died in  In Pamplona there is a statue on his honour near the hospital.

8  In 1906 he won a Nobel Price in Physiology and Medicine with an Italian doctor called Camillo Golgi.  The 150 anniversary of his birth was celebrated in Aragon in  There are several hospitals named after him on his honour.

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