Koch, Robert

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Robert Koch
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Koch, Robert Gender: M
born on 12 December 1843
Place Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 51n48, 10e20
Timezone LMT m10e20 (is local mean time)
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Rodden Rating XX
Collector: Steinbrecher
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German scientist and pioneer bacteriologist who isolated bacillus tuberculosis at the age of 39 in 1883. In 1877, he demonstrated the techniques for fixing and staining bacteria. Notation for his work on wounds, septicemia and splenic fever gained him the seat on the Imperial Board of Health in 1880, and the award of the Nobel Prize in 1905.

Died 5/27/1910, Baden-Baden, Germany.

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Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes B.C. for date and place, no time given


  • Vocation : Science : Other Science (Bacteriologist)
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize (1905)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Isolated TB bacteria)