Сегодня родился Пирогов Николай Иванович
On November 25, 1810 in Moscow Pirogov Nikolay Ivanovich was born. This is a well-known Russian surgeon and an anatomist, a scientist and a teacher, a founder of the first atlas of topographical anatomy, a founder of the Russian field surgery, a founder of the Russian school of anesthesia. After Pirogov's death his body was embalmed by his attending physician D. I. Vyvodtsev with use of a method developed by him, and was buried in the mausoleum in the village Vishnya under Vinnitsa. Major importance of activity of N. I. Pirogov consists in that he turned surgery into science, having armed doctors with an evidence-based technique of surgery. Pirogov made also a big contribution to development of field surgery.