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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Ignaz Philipp Semmelweiss

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Physician, discoverer of infection as cause of puerperal fever. Born on July 1, 1818 in Buda, Hungary; died on August 13, 1865 in Vienna, Austria. After being assistant at the obstetrical clinic at Vienna, in 1850 he became head of Saint Roch's hospital in Pest, and professor of obstetrics. He died in an insane asylum. After his death he was recognized as the pioneer of antiseptic treatment.

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Entry for 'Ignaz Philipp Semmelweiss'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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