Bernhard Siegfried Albinus

1697 (Frankfurt [Oder], Germany) – 1770 (Leiden, Netherlands)

Albinus (born Weiss) studied, precociously, under Boerhaave in Leiden, and under Winsløw in Paris. Boerhaave recruited him as an academic colleague; together they edited classic works of Vesalius and Harvey. Albinus’s fame rests primarily on the unprecedented graphic accuracy of his anatomical atlas, undertaken with the artist Jan Wandelaar. Haller was one of Boerhaave’s and Albinus’s students, as was Pringle.