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August Hirsch

August Hirsch German historian

German historian
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Quick Facts
Intro German historian
A.K.A. Aron Simon Hirsch
Countries Germany
Occupations Historian Medical historian Physician
Type Academia Healthcare Social science
Gender male
Birth 4 October 1817 (Gdańsk)
Death 28 January 1894 (Berlin)
Star sign LibraLibra
Education Humboldt University of Berlin
The details
Biography

August Hirsch (4 October 1817, Danzig – 28 January 1894, Berlin) was a German physician and medical historian.

Biography

He practiced in Danzig after studying at Berlin and Leipzig. In recognition of his studies on malarial fever and his work, Handbuch der historisch-geographischen Pathologie, he was in 1863 made professor at Berlin. In 1873, he was a member of the German Cholera Commission, studied the conditions of Posen and West Prussia, and published a report (1874). He studied the plague in Astrakhan in 1879 and 1880, and in the latter year wrote a report to his Government.

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http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb12340552d
http://data.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb12340552d
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n83828493
http://isni.org/isni/0000000081301438
https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.$b661337;view=1up;seq=201
https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/006646387
https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001559865
https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001575819
https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001579695
https://d-nb.info/gnd/116903864
https://viaf.org/viaf/51762401
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