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Authorised form of nameVirchow; Rudolph Ludwig Karl (1821 - 1902)
SurnameVirchow
ForenamesRudolph Ludwig Karl
Dates1821 - 1902
NationalityGerman
Dates and placesBirth:
Schivelbein, Pomerania, Germany (13 October 1821)
Death:
Berlin, Germany (05 September 1902)
ActivityProfession:
Politician
Surgeon
Research Field:
Pathology, social medicine, anthropology
Education:
Friedrich Wilhelm Institut, Berlin. MD (1843)
Career:
Prosector of Anatomy, Berlin; Assistant, Charite Hospital, Berlin; Privat Docent in Pathology; dismissed from post for suggesting reforms after an outbreak of fever in Silesia (1848); Professor of Pathology, Wirzburg (1849-1856); published 'Cellular pathologie' (1858); Professor of Pathological Anatomy, Berlin
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
31/01/1884
Medals/Prizes:
Copley Medal 1892
Lectures:
Croonian 1893
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 pp 297-300 signed by P H P S
References:
Vanity Fair 25 May 1893
Royal Society codeNA6660
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1884/04Virchow, Rudolph Ludwig Karl: certificate of election to the Royal Society
M/239Virchow, Rudolf Ludwig Karl Late 19th century
NLB/7/561Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Editor, 'The Times'13 March 1893
IM/004744Virchow, Rudolph Ludwig Karl nd
NLB/7/536Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Editor, 'British Medical Journal'8 March 1893
NLB/7/532Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Marc Armand Ruffer7 March 1893
NLB/7/527Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Fellow of the Royal Society7 March 1893
NLB/6/908Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Dr Philip Henry Pye-Smith, Fellow of the Royal Society3 September 1892
NLB/7/126Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Rudolph Ludwig Karl Virchow6 December 1892
NLB/7/652Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Richard Wolfgang Semon6 April 1893
NLB/6/1169Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor Rudolph Ludwig Karl Virchow3 November 1892
NLB/6/1163Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir Charles William Fremantle3 November 1892
NLB/7/78Copy letter from Michael Foster, to the German Ambassador, Carlton House Terrace24 November 1892
NLB/7/526Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Alfred Haviland, Douglas, Isle of Man7 March 1893
NLB/7/131Copy letter from Sir Archibald Geikie, to the German Ambassador6 December 1892
NLB/7/821Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Herrn Professor Dr Rudolph Ludwig Karl Virchow, Foreign Member Royal Society3 May 1893
NLB/5/827Copy letter from William Thomson, to Herrn Professor Virchow, Foreign Member of the Royal Society29 October 1891
NLB/7/476Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Hutchinson, Fellow of the Royal Society, 15 Cavendish Square25 February 1893
NLB/7/494Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Marc Armand Ruffer, 19 Iddesleigh Mansions, Westminster2 March 1893
NLB/7/528Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster7 March 1893
NLB/7/553Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society11 March 1893
NLB/7/558Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to His Excellencey, the German Ambassador13 March 1893
NLB/7/542Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society9 March 1893
NLB/23/2/115Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to Professor Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow13 October 1901
NLB/7/518Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Marc Armand Ruffer, 19 Iddesleigh Mansions, Westminster, S.W.6 March 1893
NLB/7/522Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society6 March 1893
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