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

Carl Caspar von Siebold

 
 
Carl Caspar von Siebold Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 13, 2019
1. Carl Caspar von Siebold Marker
Inscription.  
Hier wohnte
Carl Caspar
von Siebold

*4.11.1736 in Nideggen †3.4.1807 in Würzburg

1769-1807 Professor
an der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Lehrstuhl für Anatomie, Chirurgie und Geburtshilfe

Mitbegründer der modernen Chirurgie durch neue Operationsmethoden und Hygienemaßstäbe; führte 1805 den ersten modernen Operationssaal der Welt ein

(English translation)

Here lived Carl Caspar von Siebold (born November 4, 1736 in Nideggen, died April 3, 1807 in Würzburg). Professor at the Julius-Maximilians University, Wuerzburg, 1769-1807; Chair for Anatomy, Surgery and Obstetrics; cofounder of modern surgery through new surgical methods and hygiene standards; in 1805 introduced the first modern operating theater in the world

 
Erected by Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine.
 
Location. 49° 47.785′ N, 9° 56.057′ E. Marker is in Würzburg

Carl Caspar von Siebold Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 13, 2019
2. Carl Caspar von Siebold Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here between the two storefronts on the right.
, Bavaria. Marker is on Theaterstraße just north of Eichhornstrasse, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Theaterstraße 8, Würzburg, Bavaria 97070, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Albert von Koelliker (within shouting distance of this marker); Karl Landsteiner (within shouting distance of this marker); Franz Oberthür (within shouting distance of this marker); Rudolf Virchow (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Albert von Koelliker (about 120 meters away); Site of Former Manor House (about 120 meters away); Friedrich Daniel von Recklinghausen (about 120 meters away); Julius von Sachs (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Würzburg.
 
Also see . . .  Carl Caspar von Siebold (Wikipedia). "Carl Caspar von Siebold (4 November 1736 – 3 April 1807) was a German surgeon and obstetrician who was a native of Nideggen in the Duchy of Jülich....In 1769 he became a professor of anatomy, surgery and obstetrics at the University of Würzburg. He remained a professor at Würzburg until his death in 1807. He was grandfather to German naturalist Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796–1866)....In 1776 Siebold was appointed as head physician (Oberwundarzt) of the Juliusspital in Würzburg. Under his leadership at Juliusspital, new surgical techniques were introduced, a regimen of
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hygiene was established, and renovation of the Theatrum Anatomicum took place. In 1805 the Juliusspital reportedly had the first modern operating room in the world." (Submitted on April 14, 2019.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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