MEDICINE: Robert Koch 1905 - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL
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S 23° 34.063 W 046° 43.192
23K E 324473 N 7392578
Quick Description: Bust of the German scientist. Part of nine busts in the Museu de Microbiologia in Sao Paulo.
Location: Brazil
Date Posted: 11/26/2007 3:12:32 PM
Waymark Code: WM2NN3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
"Robert Koch (December 11, 1843 – May 27, 1910) was a German physician. He became famous for isolating Bacillus anthracis (1877), the tuberculosis bacillus (1882) and the cholera vibrio (1883) and for his development of Koch's postulates.

He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his tuberculosis findings in 1905. He is considered one of the founders of bacteriology." Wikipedia
Field of Accomplishment: Physiology/Medicine

Year of Award: 1905

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