Сегодня родился Боткин Сергей Петрович
On September 17, 1832 Botkin Sergey Petrovich was born. This is a well-known Russian therapist and a public figure. He created the doctrine about an organism, as a single unit that obey to human`s will. Since 1861 he was professor of medico-surgical academy. One of new planes A 319 of Aeroflot airlines is called by the name of this outstanding doctor. In the childhood Botkin dreamed to become a mathematician, but he had to study at medical faculty because of the resolution of the emperor Nikolay that says that children of not noble origin can study freely only at medical faculty. Several streets and hospitals in Russia are called in honour of Botkin. Botkin acted as a initiator of creation of epidemiological society that was fighting against spread of epidemic diseases.