Ribbert, Hugo

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Ribbert, Hugo Gender: M
Moritz Wilhelm Hugo Ribbert
born on 1 March 1855 at 09:00 (= 09:00 AM )
Place Hohenlimburg, Germany, 51n21, 7e35
Timezone LMT m7e35 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 10°14' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 12°03 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 19°24'


German professor of pathology known for his 1881 conference report which is considered to be the first description of cells infected with the cytomegalovirus. In 1905 Ribbert proposed an embryonal origin for cancer (Cohnheim-Ribbert theory of cancer).

Ribbert studied at Bonn, Berlin and Strassburg. In 1883 he was appointed Professor extraordinarius at Bonn. In 1892 he became Professor at Zurich. In 1900 he moved to Marburg University; in 1903 he moved to Göttingen University; and in 1905 he returned to Bonn.

He died on 6 November 1920 in Bonn.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Archives Gauquelin: Scientists & Medical Doctors (Hommes De Science) A, vol. 2, #2092 [1].


  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Science : Biology (Pathologist)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Cohnheim-Ribbert theory of cancer")