Charles Robert Richet

French physiologist and parapsychologist

Charles Robert Richet (August 26, 1850 - December 4, 1935) was a French physiologist.[1] He won the 1913 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on anaphylaxis.[2]

Charles Robert Richet
Charles Robert Richet 5.jpg
Charles Richet
BornAugust 26, 1850
DiedDecember 4, 1935
Alma materFaculty of Medicine, Paris.
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1913)
Scientific career
InstitutionsSorbonne University, Paris, France


  1. "Biography of Charles Richet". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1913". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2007-07-28.