Ritschl, Alexander

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Ritschl, Alexander Gender: M
Alexander Georg Wilhelm Ritschl
born on 18 August 1861 at 10:30 (= 10:30 AM )
Place Bonn, Germany, 50n44, 7e05
Timezone LMT m7e05 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 25°23' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 00°26 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 24°19'


German surgeon and orthopaedist who dealt with medical aspects of piano playing.

The son of the Protestant theologian Albrecht Ritschl, he earned his medical doctorate in 1887 at the University of Göttingen. As an assistant doctor, he went to Freiburg and habilitated in 1891 for surgery. There he founded the Institute of Orthopaedics, which he headed until 1924. In 1896 he became ao. Professor, and in 1920 honorary professor. He then directed a private institute.

He died on 6 January 1945 in Freiburg, aged 83.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)


Source Notes

Archives Gauquelin: Scientists & Medical Doctors (Hommes De Science) A, vol. 2, #2099 [1].


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 83)
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician (Orthopaedist)
  • Vocation : Medical : Surgeon