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Robert Koch

* 1843 in Clausthal
+ 1910 in Baden-Baden


Robert Koch     Robert Koch

Robert Heinrich Hermann Koch was a celebrated German physician and pioneering microbiologist.
As the founder of modern bacteriology, he is known for his role in identifying the specific causative agents of tuberculosis,
cholera, and anthrax and for giving experimental support for the concept of infectious disease.
He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1905
“for his investigations and discoveries in relation to tuberculosis”.

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