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Alois Alzheimer, Hauptfriedhof Frankfurt am Main
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Eibacher Kuckuck
N 50° 08.023 E 008° 41.443
32U E 477896 N 5553543
Quick Description: The grave of the German psychiatrist and neuropathologist Alois Alzheimer is found on the Main Cemetery in Frankfurt
Location: Hessen, Germany
Date Posted: 3/15/2015 4:29:15 AM
Waymark Code: WMNGX9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Frankfurt Main Cemetery (German: Hauptfriedhof) is the largest cemetery in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The cemetery is noted for its many monumental graves, its garden architecture and as the site of the graves of many notable individuals.

Alois Alzheimer was buried next to his wife Cecilie in section "Gewann J an der Mauer 447a".

Source: Wikipedia (visit link) and Website of Frankfurter Hauptfriedhof (visit link)
Description:
Dr. Aloysius "Alois" Alzheimer (14 June 1864 – 19 December 1915) was a Bavarian-born German psychiatrist and neuropathologist. Alzheimer is credited with identifying the first published case of "presenile dementia", which would later be known as "Alzheimer's disease".


Date of birth: 6/14/1864

Date of death: 12/19/1915

Area of notoriety: Medicine

Marker Type: Headstone

Setting: Outdoor

Fee required?: No

Web site: [Web Link]

Visiting Hours/Restrictions: Not listed

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