Gastellier, René-Georges (1741-1821)

Lawyer to the French parliament and doctor to the Faculté de Paris.

Abandoned the law and devoted himself entirely to the practice of medicine. Physician to the duc d’Orléans. Mayor of Montargis (1782).

Like Franklin, a member of the Société royale de médecine. Member of the American Philosophical Society (1787).

Author of A mes concitoyens, ou Essai sur la fièvre miliaire, … (1773), of Traité des spécifiques en médecine (1783), which he dedicated to Franklin, and of other works on various medical subjects.

Born in Ferrières, Gâtinais.