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Kraków in Kraków Powiat, Małopolska, Poland
 

Ludwik Teichmann

 
 
Ludwik Teichmann Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 22, 2018
1. Ludwik Teichmann Marker
Inscription.  
W tym domu mieszkał i zmarł 24 XI 1895

Ludwik
Teichmann

1823 1895

Professor uj
Wybitny Anatom
Odkrywca Kryształów
Heminy

(English translation:)

Here in this house lived, and died on November 24, 1895, Ludwik Teichmann, professor and eminent anatomist, discoverer of hemin (Teichmann) crystals.
 
Location. 50° 3.871′ N, 19° 56.474′ E. Marker is in Kraków, Małopolska, in Kraków Powiat. Marker is on Floriańska just south of Pijarska, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Floriańska 53, Kraków, Małopolska 31-019, Poland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dom Jana Matejki / House of Jan Matejko (within shouting distance of this marker); The Salon of Polish Painters (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Polski Komitet Olimpijski / The Polish Olympic Committee (about 120 meters away);

Ludwik Teichmann Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 22, 2018
2. Ludwik Teichmann Marker - Wide View
One of the Oldest Breweries in Poland (about 120 meters away); Feliks Nowowiejski (about 150 meters away); Honoré de Balzac (about 210 meters away); Rafał Józef Czerwiakowski (about 210 meters away); Church of Sts. John the Baptist and John the Evangelist (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kraków.
 
Also see . . .  Ludwik Karol Teichmann (Wikipedia, in Polish). "His research on lymphatic vessels was recognized by the medical community, and he received awards at universal exhibitions in Paris and Vienna as anatomical preparations....In 1853, he discovered hemin (chlorohemine, Teichmann crystals): the crystalline form of the blood dye. It was only since this discovery of the Polish scientist that it was possible to unequivocally assess the stains left at the crime scene as being from human beings or from the effects of other substances. Teichmann's research has opened the way for all subsequent chemical studies on hemoglobin." (Submitted on June 8, 2018.) 
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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