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Robert Koch

Full Name: Heinrich Herman Robert Koch

~Er heißt Heinrich Herman Robert Koch.

Father's Name: Hermann Koch

~Sein Vatters Name ist Hermann Koch

Mother's Name: Mathilde Julie Henriette Biewend

~Mutters Name ist Mathilde Julie Henriette Biewend.

Date of Birth: December 11,1843

~ Er ist am 11. Dezember 1843 geboren.

Date of Death: May 27,1910

~Er ist am 27. Mai 1910 gestorben.

Birth Place:Clausthal, Germany

~Er ist im Clausthal, Deutschland geboren.

Death Place:Baden-Baden, Germany

~Er ist im Baden-Baden, Deutschland geboren.

A Comtemporary: Carl Weigert

~ Ein Altersgenosse is Carl Weigert.

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In 1905 he won the Nobel Prize for his work on Tuberculosis.

He discovered what caused Tuberculosis.

Interesting Information

He is a founding foather of microbiology.

He died from a heartattack.

He was a professor at Berlin University from 1885-1890.


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