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  1. Robert Heinrich Hermann Koch was born in a small town near Klausthal, Hanover, Germany, on December 11, 1843, to Hermann Koch, an administrator in the local mines, and Mathilde Julie Henriette Biewend, a daughter of a mine inspector. The Koch's had a total of thirteen children, two of whom died in infancy.Robert was the third son.

  2. This is an account of the life and work of Robert Koch (1843-1910), Nobel Laureate in Medicine and a founder of the science of bacteriology. In particular, Koch's researches into tuberculosis are described--the discovery of the tubercle bacillus, the controversy regarding the human and bovine types, …

  3. The German medical bacteriologist Robert Koch is commonly considered one of the founding fathers of medical bacteriology. His investigations into the aetiology of tuberculosis uncovered the pathogen of this condition, the tubercle bacillus today known as Mycobacterium tuberculosis, in 1882.

  4. Robert Koch was born at Clausthal, Hanover, on Dec. 11, 1843, the third of a family of 13. He enrolled in medical classes at the University of Göttingen in 1862, and in 1866 he passed the qualifying examinations. He spent some time in clinical study in Berlin but did not wish to engage in general practice.

  5. Charles and David Koch, in full Charles de Ganahl Koch and David Hamilton Koch, also called Koch brothers, (respectively, born November 1, 1935, Wichita, Kansas, U.S.; born May 3, 1940, Wichita—died August 23, 2019, Southampton, New York), American brothers who were majority co-owners of the energy conglomerate Koch Industries, Inc., and major …

  6. Nov 12, 2014 · Robert Koch Prussian physician Robert Koch is best known for isolating the bacterium which causes tuberculosis, the cause of numerous deaths in the mid-19th century. (1843–1910)

  7. The movie portrays Robert Koch as a lonely fighter for the progress of medicine. However in real life he had support by the bacteriologist Ferdinand Cohn from the Univeristy Breslau and his student and later pathologist Julius Cohnheim. Ferdinand Cohn gave him possibilities to produce experiments in their laboratories in Breslau in 1876.

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