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

Rudolf Virchow

 
 
Rudolf Virchow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 13, 2019
1. Rudolf Virchow Marker
Inscription.  
An diesem Ort wohnte

Rudolf Virchow
*13.10.1821 in Schivelbein †15.9.1902 in Berlin

1849-1856 Professor an der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Lehrstuhl für Pathologie

Begründer der Zellularpathologie, indem er den Nachweis erbrachte, dass Krankheiten auf Störungen der Körperzellen beruhen; setzte sich für eine medizinische Grundversorgung der Bevölkerung ein

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(English translation:)

At this location lived Rudolf Virchow (born October 13, 1821 in Schivelbein (then Pomerania, now Poland), died September 15, 1902 in Berlin).

Professor at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität in Würzburg, 1849-1856

Chair for Pathological Anatomy

Founder of cellular pathology, by demonstrating that diseases have their roots in disorders of somatic cells; worked for basic medical of the population.
 
Erected by Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg.
 
Location. 49° 47.841′ N, 9° 56.027′ E. Marker is in Würzburg, Bavaria

Rudolf Virchow Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 13, 2019
2. Rudolf Virchow Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here on the corner of the building, just to the right of the marker for Albert von Koelliker.
. Marker is on Theaterstraße, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Theaterstraße 1, 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 (here, next to this marker); Site of Former Manor House (a few steps from this marker); Friedrich Daniel von Recklinghausen (a few steps from this marker); Julius von Sachs (a few steps from this marker); Franz Oberthür (within shouting distance of this marker); Carl Caspar von Siebold (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Karl Landsteiner (about 150 meters away); Historicher Gedenkpunkt / A Place for Historical Contemplation (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Würzburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Rudolf Virchow (Wikipedia). "Rudolf Ludwig Carl Virchow (13 October 1821 – 5 September 1902) was a German physician, anthropologist, pathologist, prehistorian, biologist, writer, editor, and politician. He is known as "the father of modern pathology" and as the founder of social medicine, and to his colleagues, the 'Pope of medicine'...." (Submitted on March 29, 2019.) 

2. Rudolf Virchow (NCBI). "Virchow was one of the 19th century’s foremost leaders in medicine and pathology. He was also a public health activist, social reformer, politician, and anthropologist." (Submitted on March 29, 2019.) 
 
Categories.
Rudolf Virchow carte-de-visite image. Click for full size.
Reichard & Linder (image courtesy of the New York Academy of Medicine), 1876
3. Rudolf Virchow carte-de-visite
Science & Medicine
 
More. Search the internet for Rudolf Virchow.
 
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