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Würzburg, Bavaria, Germany — Central Europe

Adolf Eugen Fick

Adolf Eugen Fick Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 13, 2019
1. Adolf Eugen Fick Marker
An diesem Ort wohnte und forschte

Adolf Eugen Fick
*3.9.1829 in Kassel   †21.8.1901 in Blankenberge

1868-1899 Professor
an der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Lehrstuhl für Physiologie

Wegbereiter der modernen Muskelphysiologie;
entwickelte das "Ficksche Prinzip” zur Ermittlung
des Herzminutenvolumens


(English translation:)

On this site lived and worked
Adolf Eugen Fick
Born September 3, 1829 in Kassel   Died August 21, 1901 in Blankenberge (West Flanders)
1868-1899 Professor at the Julius-Maximilians University at Wuerzburg
in the physiology department
Pioneer of modern physiology of the muscles;
developed the "Fick Principle" for the investigation
of cardiac output.
Erected by Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. A significant historical date for this entry is August 21, 1901.
Location. 49° 48.005′ N, 9° 55.806′ E. Marker

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is in Würzburg, Bayern (Bavaria). Marker is on Röntgenring. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Röntgenring 9, Würzburg BY 97070, Germany. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Friedrich Wilhelm Scanzoni von Lichtenfels (here, next to this marker); Kohlrausch, Roentgen, and Wien (within shouting distance of this marker); Entdeckungsort der Röntgenstrahlen / Site of the Discovery of X-Rays (within shouting distance of this marker); Boris Zarnik, Fritz Richard Baltzer (within shouting distance of this marker); Eduard Buchner (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Wilhelm Röntgen (about 150 meters away); Hermann Müller-Thurgau (about 240 meters away); Historicher Gedenkpunkt / A Place for Historical Contemplation (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Würzburg.
More about this marker. Note that this marker is nearly identical to the marker for Fick on Kapuzinerstrasse, with the difference being that this one notes that he lived and worked on this site, whereas his stay on the Kapuzinerstrasse site was only residential.
Also see . . .  Adolf Eugen Fick, Physician (JMU). 'After Adolf Fick had already been an extraordinary and in 1862 ordinary professor of physiology in Zurich, he was appointed to
Adolf Eugen Fick Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 13, 2019
2. Adolf Eugen Fick Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here (below that of Friedrich Wilhelm Scanzoni), just to the left of the entrance of the Institute for Physiology.
the JMU in 1868. He developed the cardiac output count (Fick’sches Prinzip/ Fick method) and described diffusion processes in vivo (Ficksche Diffusionsgesetze/ Fick’s law). Fick is considered a pioneer in the field of muscle physiology. His work found recognition in the US, too....Shapiro stated in the American Journal of Cardiology 1972: "Adolf Fick - forgotten genius of cardiology“, "that he was unquestionably the Columbus of medical physics“.' (Submitted on June 24, 2019.) 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 130 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 24, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.

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