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Würzburg, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
 

Philipp Franz Von Siebold

 
 
Philipp Franz Von Siebold Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 28, 2018
1. Philipp Franz Von Siebold Marker
Inscription.  
In diesem Hause wohnte
Philipp Franz Von Siebold
Arzt und Naturforscher
* 1796 in Würzburg
† 1866 in München

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(English translation:)

In this house lived
Philipp Franz Von Siebold
Physician and Naturalist
Born 1796 in Wuerzburg
Died 1866 in Munich

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine.
 
Location. 49° 47.943′ N, 9° 56.12′ E. Marker is in Würzburg, Bavaria. Marker is on Bahnhofstrasse just south of Haugerring. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Bahnhofstrasse 9, Würzburg, Bavaria 97070, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ehem. Hauger Stiftshof / Former Haug Canon House (a few steps from this marker); Matthias von Lexer (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); John Millington Synge, 1871-1909 (about 150 meters away); Hermann Müller-Thurgau (about 210 meters away); Albert von Koelliker (about 210 meters away);
Philipp Franz Von Siebold Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 28, 2018
2. Philipp Franz Von Siebold Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible just to the right of the door of the white building.
Rudolf Virchow (about 210 meters away); Friedrich Daniel von Recklinghausen (about 210 meters away); Julius von Sachs (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Würzburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Philipp Franz von Siebold (Wikipedia). "Philipp Franz Balthasar von Siebold (17 February 1796 – 18 October 1866) was a German physician, botanist, and traveler. He achieved prominence by his studies of Japanese flora and fauna and the introduction of Western medicine in Japan. He was the father of the first female Japanese doctor, Kusumoto Ine." (Submitted on June 8, 2018.) 

2. Tribute to Dr. Philipp Franz Balthasar von Siebold (YouTube, 5 min.). (Submitted on June 8, 2018.)
 
Additional keywords. Gedenktafel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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