Born in Itapagipe neighborhood in Salvador, to February 14, 1837, his parents being the engineer Eugene David and Francisca Juliana dos Santos.
This capital has conducted the primary and preparatory courses, entering the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia, where he pasted the degree of Doctor of Medicine on December 18, 1880, with twenty-two years old.
Completed medical school, he devoted himself to the clinic and poverty did so he deserved Sá Menezes, one of his biographers, this compliment: "It was David Julius, this city of Salvador, and particularly in the suburbs of Itapagipe where constituted legitimate guardian of those who suffered the pains of the disease, the doctor selfless and caring, and downright punctual, responsible and vigilant, tireless and fearless. I did not know fatigue, laziness, convenience. Before that shot, ready and resolute to fight without truce in which consumption is high ().
In 1910 he was appointed health inspector and Penha Pirajá.
Before being installed the service of Emergency in Salvador, Julio was David who stood at the ready in your home, available to all who need an urgent care.
Eutíquio Maia, praying the prayer of farewell to the graveside of Julius David, said in a poignant prayer: "In the performance of their art, in the priesthood of his medicine, any call, whether day or night, could not answer with the no. It was a pleasure to see him, for all streets and alleys, hurried, grasping, sweaty, having regard to any call, never mind the position of the individual and not so little cash in their conditions. Unselfishly, there went he, diligently and eagerly, without measuring the reward, just drifting in the interest of alleviating the suffering of those who needed the help of science, which he so fervently embraced affectionately and distribute them "(ibid.).
The case of Julius David was always open to protect the poor and destitute, who received the great physician and philanthropist, at any time, clinical examination, diagnosis, prescription and money for avian it.
"Julius Divid was erected by the priest that the high altar of medicine - its sacred temple - the Itapagipe Peninsula, where he was born, lived and died poor" (Sá Menezes, work cited).
He died at his residence in the city of Salvador in Porto dos Tainheiros, number 49, now called Avenida Mem de Sa, on 15 December 1921.
1. Foundation Gregorio. Julius David. Available at http://www. Cultura.salvador.ba.gov.br / bus-juliodavid.php sites. Accessed 8
2. Sá Oliveira, Eduardo - Historical Memory of the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia, concerning the year 1942. Salvador! 992.