Robert Heinrich Herman Koch.

@article{Akkermans2014RobertHH,
  title={Robert Heinrich Herman Koch.},
  author={Rebecca Akkermans},
  journal={The Lancet. Respiratory medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={
          264-5
        }
}
Robert Koch had an unremarkable start in life. Born the son of a mining engineer, Koch excelled in science and maths at school, and went on to study medicine at the University of Göttingen, Germany. After he graduated in 1866, Koch worked as a physician in several provincial towns, including Hamburg. He then served in the Franco-Prussian War (1870–71), before becoming a district medical offi cer in the town of Wollstein (now Wolsztyn in Poland). “Koch had an inconspicuous career as a… CONTINUE READING

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