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Sinforoso Amoedo
Argentine medical doctor

Sinforoso Amoedo

Sinforoso Amoedo
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Intro Argentine medical doctor
Was Physician
From Spain Argentina
Field Healthcare
Gender male
Birth 18 July 1823, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Death 23 April 1871, Buenos Aires, Argentina (aged 47 years)
Star sign Cancer
Sinforoso Amoedo
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Sinforoso Amoedo (July 18, 1823 – April 23, 1871) was an Argentine medical doctor. He served during the yellow fever epidemic of 1871.

Early life and education

Sinforoso del Carmen Amoedo Canaveri was born July 18, 1823 in Buenos Aires, the son of Hilario Amoedo Garazatúa, of Galician roots, and Juana Josefa Canaveris, belonging to a family of European and Creole origin. His high school studies were at the Colegio Republicano. He studied medicine at the University of Buenos Aires where he received his M.D..


He practiced in the Parroquia de la Concepción until the end of his career, when he was replaced by Dr. Juan Antonio Argerich. In 1869 and 1870, he was listed in directories as one of the physicians and surgeons in Buenos Ayres (Aires).

The monument erected in 1873 to the victims of the yellow fever epidemic of 1871, in the centre of Parque Ameghino, in the neighbourhood of Parque Patricios, Buenos Aires. (By Manuel Ferrari).

His family received a posthumous award for his courage and heroism during the great yellow fever epidemic of 1871 that hit the city of Buenos Aires and resulted in Sinforoso Amoedo's death on April 23, 1871. He was buried at Cementerio de la Recoleta in Buenos Aires, with a large monument or building in his name.

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