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Ignaz Semmelweis

Doctor (1-Jul-1818 — 13-Aug-1865)


K. Codell Carter; Barbara R. Carter. Childbed Fever: A Scientific Biography of Ignaz Semmelweis. Aldine Transaction. 2005. 143pp.

Louis-Ferdinand CÚline. Mea Culpa, suivi de La Vie et L'Oeuvre de Semmelweis. Paris: DenoŰl et Steele. 1937. 124pp. Robert Allerton Parker's translation was issued in London and the United States, also 1937, as Mea Culpa & The Life and Work of Semmelweis.

Sherwin B. Nuland. The Doctors' Plague: Germs, Childbed Fever and the Strange Story of Ignac Semmelweis. W. W. Norton & Company. 2004. 205pp.

Josephine Rich. The Doctor who Saved Babies: Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis. Messner. 1961. 192pp.

William Japp Sinclair. Semmelweis: His Life and His Doctrine. University Press. 1909. 369pp.

Frank Gill Slaughter. Immortal Magyar: Semmelweis, Conqueror of Childbed Fever. Schuman. 1950. 211pp.

Fritz SchŘrer von Waldheim. Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis: Sein Leben und Wirken: Urteile der Mit- und Nachwelt.. Vienna: Hartleben. 1905. 256pp.


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  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1326)

  6. The Catholic Encyclopedia (vol.13, p.712)

  7. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.251b)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.447)

  9. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.434)

  10. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.132)

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