Alois Alzheimer

1864 - 1915

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Alois Alzheimer (; German: [ˈaːlɔɪs ˈaltshaɪmɐ]; 14 June 1864 – 19 December 1915) was a German psychiatrist and neuropathologist and a colleague of Emil Kraepelin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alois Alzheimer has received more than 777,316 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Alois Alzheimer is the 18th most popular physician (down from 16th in 2019), the 155th most popular biography from Germany (down from 122nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular German Physician.

Alois Alzheimer was a German psychiatrist and neuropathologist who first identified Alzheimer's disease in 1906. He published his findings in 1907, and it is now known as Alzheimer's disease.

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Among physicians, Alois Alzheimer ranks 18 out of 509Before him are Andreas Vesalius, William Harvey, Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi, Cyril of Alexandria, Cesare Lombroso, and Nestorius. After him are Pedanius Dioscorides, Li Ching-Yuen, Jean-Martin Charcot, Michael Servetus, Rudolf Virchow, and Joseph-Ignace Guillotin.

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Among people born in 1864, Alois Alzheimer ranks 4Before him are Max Weber, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Richard Strauss. After him are Camille Claudel, Wilhelm Wien, Walther Nernst, Hermann Minkowski, Maurice Leblanc, Miguel de Unamuno, Eleftherios Venizelos, and Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine. Among people deceased in 1915, Alois Alzheimer ranks 1After him are Alexander Scriabin, Frederick Winslow Taylor, Paul Ehrlich, Henry Moseley, Ellen G. White, Porfirio Díaz, Jean-Henri Fabre, Sergei Witte, Wilhelm Windelband, Clara Immerwahr, and Sergei Taneyev.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Alois Alzheimer ranks 155 out of 5,289Before him are Rudolf I of Germany (1218), Augustus II the Strong (1670), Frederick William III of Prussia (1770), Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900), Johann Christian Bach (1735), and Friedrich Ebert (1871). After him are Hermann von Helmholtz (1821), Matthias Grünewald (1480), Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet (1805), Frederick William I of Prussia (1688), Friedrich Wöhler (1800), and Gerhard Schröder (1944).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Alois Alzheimer ranks 3Before him are Josef Mengele (1911) and Robert Koch (1843). After him are Franz Mesmer (1734), Georgius Agricola (1494), Emil Kraepelin (1856), Samuel Hahnemann (1755), Otto Heinrich Warburg (1883), Otto Fritz Meyerhof (1884), Richard von Krafft-Ebing (1840), Theodor Morell (1886), and Franz Joseph Gall (1758).