Figure 15. The French teams in 1951. Above left Charles Dubost (1914-1991) of the Necker Hôpital, and Marceau Servelle (1912-2002) of Strasbourg. Below left, René Küss (1913-2006) of the Hôpital Cochin then Hôpital Foch, below right Jean Hamburger (1906-1986), the “godfather” of French Nephology, who had dreamed for years of successful renal grafting. A dozen grafts were done in France in 1951-2 using “free” kidneys and cadaver donors.