What happened to the Wild Boy of Aveyron?
Also asked, what happened to Victor of Aveyron?
Victor died of pneumonia in Paris in 1828 in the home of Madame Guérin.
One may also ask, what year was Victor the Wild Boy of Aveyron discovered? 1800
People also ask, why did itard abandon his study of Victor?
Controversy. Itard was not alone in criticizing his work with Victor. Several modern psychologists have also opined that Victor was not in fact feral but mentally retarded, psychotic or autistic, and was abandoned in the woods because of this.
What was the first documented case of a feral child?
The first and most famous case of a feral child was that of Wild Peter. He lived in Hanover, Germany, and was found in 1724 at the age of 12, living off plants, climbing trees like an animal, and unable to speak.