PHYSICIAN

August von Wassermann

1866 - 1925

August von Wassermann

August Paul von Wassermann (21 February 1866 – 16 March 1925) was a German bacteriologist and hygienist. Born in Bamberg, with Jewish origins, he studied at several universities throughout Germany, receiving his medical doctorate in 1888 from the University of Strassburg. In 1890 he began work under Robert Koch at the Institute for Infectious Diseases in Berlin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of August von Wassermann has received more than 17,222 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 158th most popular physician.

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Among PHYSICIANS

Among physicians, August von Wassermann ranks 157 out of 438Before him are Guy de Chauliac, Tasuku Honjo, Kitasato Shibasaburō, Pietro Andrea Mattioli, Joseph Calasanz, and Andrew Schally. After him are Haldan Keffer Hartline, Virginia Apgar, Fernando J. Corbató, Ctesias, Ernst Gräfenberg, and Sebastian Kneipp.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1866, August von Wassermann ranks 27Before him are Lev Shestov, George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, Léon Bakst, Butch Cassidy, Emilio De Bono, and Antoine Meillet. After him are Enrique Simonet, Archduke Franz Salvator of Austria, Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia, Francesco Cilea, and Vasily Kalinnikov. Among people deceased in 1925, August von Wassermann ranks 38Before him are Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, Max Linder, Lovis Corinth, Clément Ader, Vincenzo Peruggia, and Karl Abraham. After him are Aleksey Kuropatkin, Christian Krohg, Moritz Moszkowski, Boris Savinkov, Pierre Louÿs, and Eugen Sandow.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, August von Wassermann ranks 958 out of 3,763Before him are Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf (1757), Klaus Fuchs (1911), Christina of Saxony (1461), Herschel Grynszpan (1921), Fidelis of Sigmaringen (1577), and Erwin Neher (1944). After him are Heinrich von Vietinghoff (1887), Karl Schmidt-Rottluff (1884), Marie d'Agoult (1805), Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1591), John George, Elector of Brandenburg (1525), and Wilhelm Busch (1832).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, August von Wassermann ranks 18Before him are Otto Loewi (1873), Franz Joseph Gall (1758), Johannes Peter Müller (1801), Johann Joachim Becher (1635), Theodor Billroth (1829), and Albert of Riga (1165). After him are Ernst Gräfenberg (1881), Sebastian Kneipp (1821), Ernst-Günther Schenck (1904), Franciscus Sylvius (1614), Ernst-Robert Grawitz (1899), and Leonhart Fuchs (1501).

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