Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Physicians, including H. H. Holmes, Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Jose Rizal and Jean Piaget.
Carl JungCarl Jung
26 July 1875, Swiss
Jose RizalJose Rizal
19 June 1861, Filipino

Louis PasteurLouis Pasteur
27 December 1822, French
Chemist and Microbiologist

Alexander FlemingAlexander Fleming
06 August 1881, British, Scottish
Biologist, Pharmacologist, Discovered Penicillin

John Harvey KelloggJohn Harvey Kellogg
26 February 1852, American
Doctor, Inventor

Jean PiagetJean Piaget
09 August 1896, Swiss
Ivan PavlovIvan Pavlov
26 September 1849, Russian

Anandi Gopal JoshiAnandi Gopal Joshi
31 March 1865, Indian
First Indian Female Doctor

Ignaz SemmelweisIgnaz Semmelweis
01 July 1818, Austrian, Hungarian
Maria MontessoriMaria Montessori
31 August 1870, Italian
Physician and Educator

Robert KochRobert Koch
11 December 1843, German
Alfred AdlerAlfred Adler
07 February 1870, Austrian

Bidhan Chandra RoyBidhan Chandra Roy
01 July 1882, Indian
Political Leader, Physician

John SnowJohn Snow
15 March 1813, British

Joseph ListerJoseph Lister
05 April 1827, British
Surgeon and Scientist

Frederick BantingFrederick Banting
14 November 1891, Canadian
Discoverer of Insulin
Ernst HaeckelErnst Haeckel
16 February 1834, German
Biologist, Physician, Philosopher & Artist

Robert ListonRobert Liston
28 October 1794, Scottish

Samuel HahnemannSamuel Hahnemann
10 April 1755, German
Founder of Homeopathy

Paul EhrlichPaul Ehrlich
14 March 1854, German
Elizabeth BlackwellElizabeth Blackwell
03 February 1821, American
First Woman Medical Graduate

Rudolf VirchowRudolf Virchow
13 October 1821, German
Doctor, Anthropologist
William OslerWilliam Osler
12 July 1849, Canadian

Elizabeth Garrett AndersonElizabeth Garrett Anderson
09 June 1836, British
Mayor of Aldeburgh

Hermann von HelmholtzHermann von Helmholtz
31 August 1821, German
Physicist and Physician
Norman BethuneNorman Bethune
03 March 1890, Canadian

Otto Heinrich WarburgOtto Heinrich Warburg
08 October 1883, German
Physiologist & Physician
Mary Edwards WalkerMary Edwards Walker
26 November 1832, American
Surgeon, Feminist, Activist

Santiago Ramón y CajalSantiago Ramón y Cajal
01 May 1852, Spanish
Father of Modern Neuroscience

Jean-Martin CharcotJean-Martin Charcot
29 November 1825, French
Havelock EllisHavelock Ellis
02 February 1859, British

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Hermann RorschachHermann Rorschach
08 November 1884, Swiss
Swiss psychiatrist
Harvey Williams CushingHarvey Williams Cushing
08 April 1869, American

Ronald RossRonald Ross
13 May 1857, British
Medical doctor

Immanuel VelikovskyImmanuel Velikovsky
10 June 1895, Israeli

Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
18 January 1856, American
Alexis CarrelAlexis Carrel
28 June 1873, French
Surgeon, Biologist
Howard FloreyHoward Florey
24 September 1898, Australian
Pathologist and Pharmacologist

Emil KraepelinEmil Kraepelin
15 February 1856, German

Henry GrayHenry Gray
1827 AD, British
Anatomist and surgeon

Camillo GolgiCamillo Golgi
07 July 1843, Italian
Physician, Pathologist, Biologist
Andrew Taylor StillAndrew Taylor Still
06 August 1828, American

William James MayoWilliam James Mayo
29 June 1861, American
Physician and Surgeon

Alexandre Émile John YersinAlexandre Yersin
22 September 1863, Swiss, French, Vietnamese
Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis

Willem EinthovenWillem Einthoven
21 May 1860, Dutch
Inventor of the first practical ECG

Charles Horace MayoCharles Horace Mayo
19 July 1865, American
Max TheilerMax Theiler
30 January 1899, South African

Charles-Louis-Alphonse Laveran Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran
18 June 1845, French
Theodor KocherTheodor Kocher
25 August 1841, Swiss

Niels Ryberg FinsenNiels Ryberg Finsen
15 December 1860, Danish

Anna Howard ShawAnna Howard Shaw
14 February 1847, American
Leader of the women's suffrage movement in the
Henry FauldsHenry Faulds
01 June 1843, British

Upendranath BrahmachariUpendranath Brahmachari
19 December 1873, Indian
Theodor BillrothTheodor Billroth
26 April 1829, Austrian, German, Croatian

Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron AdrianEdgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian
30 November 1889, British

James PagetJames Paget
11 January 1814, British
Founder of scientific medical pathology.

Henry Hallett DaleHenry Hallett Dale
09 June 1875, British
Physiologist & Pharmacologist

Arthur KeithArthur Keith
05 February 1866, Welsh
Father of Modern Nationalism
Walter Rudolf HessWalter Rudolf Hess
17 March 1881, Swiss

Charles NicolleCharles Nicolle
21 September 1866, French

Christiaan EijkmanChristiaan Eijkman
11 August 1858, Dutch

Paul TournierPaul Tournier
12 May 1898, Swiss
Otto Fritz MeyerhofOtto Fritz Meyerhof
12 April 1884, German
Physician and Biochemist

Philip Showalter HenchPhilip Showalter Hench
28 February 1896, American
Róbert BárányRóbert Bárány
22 April 1876, Austrian

Allvar GullstrandAllvar Gullstrand
05 June 1862, Swedish

Joseph ErlangerJoseph Erlanger
05 January 1874, American
George Richards MinotGeorge Richards Minot
02 December 1885, American
Medical Researcher

Ludvig PuuseppLudvig Puusepp
1875 AD, Estonian
Estonian surgeon,researcher and the world's first
Alois AlzheimerAlois Alzheimer
14 June 1864, German
Psychiatrist, Neuropathologist

William Chester MinorWilliam Chester Minor
22 June 1834, American
lexicographer, linguist

Magnus HirschfeldMagnus Hirschfeld
14 May 1868, German
Physician, Writer, Psychologist, Screenwriter,
Wong Fei-hungWong Fei-hung
09 July 1847, Chinese
Physician, Acupuncturist

Theodor MorellTheodor Morell
22 July 1886, German
Walter Jackson Freeman IIWalter Jackson Freeman II
14 November 1895, American
American physician

J. Marion SimsJ. Marion Sims
25 January 1813, American

Samuel MuddSamuel Mudd
20 December 1833, American
Physician, Farmer, Politician

Janusz KorczakJanusz Korczak
22 July 1878, Polish
Educationist, Pediatrician, Children's writer
Karen HorneyKaren Horney
16 September 1885, German
A. J. CroninA. J. Cronin
19 July 1896, Scottish

William Stewart HalstedWilliam Stewart Halsted
23 September 1852, American

John Bodkin AdamsJohn Bodkin Adams
21 January 1899, British
Physician, Serial killer

Eduard BlochEduard Bloch
30 January 1872, Austrian
Hudson TaylorHudson Taylor
21 May 1832, British
Physician, Translator, Theologian, Non-fiction

L. L. ZamenhofL. L. Zamenhof
15 December 1859, Polish
Linguist, Ophthalmologist, Inventor, Poet,

Franz MesmerFranz Mesmer
23 May 1734, German

Linda HazzardLinda Hazzard
1867 AD, American

John McCraeJohn McCrae
30 November 1872, Canadian
Gustave Le BonGustave Le Bon
07 May 1841, French
Physician, Anthropologist, Archaeologist,

Johann Friedrich BlumenbachJohann Friedrich Blumenbach
11 May 1752, German
John RaeJohn Rae
30 September 1813, Scottish

Karl GebhardtKarl Gebhardt
23 November 1897, German
Surgeon, Torturer, University teacher
Egas MonizAntónio Egas Moniz
29 November 1874, Portuguese
William PalmerWilliam Palmer
06 August 1824, British
physician, serial killer