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Alois Alzheimer

1864 - 1915

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Alois Alzheimer ( ALTS-hy-mər, US also AHLTS-, AWLTS-, German: [ˈaːlɔɪs ˈʔaltshaɪmɐ]; 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 855,091 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Alois Alzheimer is the 18th most popular physician, the 151st most popular biography from Germany (up from 155th 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 502Before him are Albert Schweitzer, William Harvey, Li Ching-Yuen, Cyril of Alexandria, Cesare Lombroso, and Ignaz Semmelweis. After him are Michael Servetus, Nestorius, Pedanius Dioscorides, Jacques Rogge, Rudolf Virchow, and Joseph-Ignace Guillotin.

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Among people born in 1864, Alois Alzheimer ranks 4Before him are Max Weber, Richard Strauss, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. After him are Wilhelm Wien, Maurice Leblanc, Camille Claudel, Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, Walther Nernst, Hermann Minkowski, and Alfred Hermann Fried. Among people deceased in 1915, Alois Alzheimer ranks 2Before him is Frederick Winslow Taylor. After him are Alexander Scriabin, Paul Ehrlich, Henry Moseley, Ellen G. White, Porfirio Díaz, Jean-Henri Fabre, Clara Immerwahr, Sergei Witte, Wilhelm Windelband, and Gopal Krishna Gokhale.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Alois Alzheimer ranks 151 out of 6,142Before him are Johann Christian Bach (1735), Franz von Papen (1879), Walter Model (1891), Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet (1805), Frederick William III of Prussia (1770), and Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714). After him are Johann Friedrich Herbart (1776), Friedrich Ebert (1871), Pope Joan (null), Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900), Georg Simmel (1858), and Max Müller (1823).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Alois Alzheimer ranks 3Before him are Robert Koch (1843) and Josef Mengele (1911). After him are Georgius Agricola (1494), Samuel Hahnemann (1755), Emil Kraepelin (1856), Otto Heinrich Warburg (1883), Franz Mesmer (1734), Gerhard Domagk (1895), Otto Fritz Meyerhof (1884), Theodor Morell (1886), and Werner Forssmann (1904).