List of famous German physicians with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Physicians are God-send angels for they are directly involved with saving and treating people from sickness and medical ailments. They are the healers from infirmity and the face of good health and well-being. With the advancement of science and technology, the field of medicine has also rapidly augmented. Today, physicians or doctors, as they are popularly referred to as, are categorized under various specialities, such as audiologists, allergists, cardiologists, anesthesiologists, gynaecologists, internal medicine specialists, neurologists, physiologists, radiologists and so on. Apart from this, physicians also practice traditional methods such as Ayurveda, homeopathy and so on. Every country in the world has its own list of physicians who have greatly contributed to the field of medicine through their research, finding and medical practice. In Germany too, there have been numerous physicians who have been responsible for some of the major advancement in the field of science. Some of them include: Samuel Hahnemann who created alternative medicine in the form of homeopathy, Karl Brandt a surgeon who served as Hitler’s escort physician, and Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland who became the most eminent German physician of his time. Go through this write-up to find out more about the life and works of famous German physician.
Erik EriksonErik Erikson

15 June 1902

12 May 1994

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Gemini

Rudolf VirchowRudolf Virchow

13 October 1821

05 September 1902

Schivelbein, Pomerania, Kingdom of Prussia

Libra

Ernst HaeckelErnst Haeckel

16 February 1834

09 August 1919

Potsdam

Aquarius

Hermann von HelmholtzHermann von Helmholtz

31 August 1821

08 September 1894

Potsdam

Virgo

Hans EysenckHans Eysenck

04 March 1916

04 September 1997

Berlin, Germany

Pisces

Otto Heinrich WarburgOtto Heinrich Warburg

08 October 1883

01 August 1970

Freiburg, Baden, German Empire

Libra

Hans Adolf KrebsHans Adolf Krebs

25 August 1900

22 November 1981

Hildesheim, Germany

Virgo

Theodor BillrothTheodor Billroth

26 April 1829

06 February 1894

Bergen auf Rügen

Taurus

Otto Fritz MeyerhofOtto Fritz Meyerhof

12 April 1884

06 October 1951

Hanover

Aries

Ursula von der LeyenUrsula von der Leyen

08 October 1958

Ixelles / Elsene

Libra

Theodor MorellTheodor Morell

22 July 1886

26 May 1948

Trais

Cancer

Heinrich Cornelius AgrippaHeinrich Cornelius Agrippa

14 September 1486

18 February 1535

Cologne, Germany

Virgo

Franz MesmerFranz Mesmer

23 May 1734

05 March 1815

Swabia

Gemini

Johann Friedrich StruenseeJohann Friedrich Struensee

05 August 1737

28 April 1772

Halle

Leo

Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers

23 February 1883

26 February 1969

Oldenburg

Pisces

Alois AlzheimerAlois Alzheimer

14 June 1864

19 December 1915

Marktbreit

Gemini

Max GersonMax Gerson

18 October 1881

08 March 1959

Wągrowiec

Libra

Magnus HirschfeldMagnus Hirschfeld

14 May 1868

15 May 1935

Kołobrzeg

Taurus

Aribert HeimAribert Heim

28 June 1914

10 August 1992

Bad Radkersburg

Cancer

Fritz PerlsFritz Perls

08 July 1893

14 March 1970

Berlin

Cancer

Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing

14 August 1840

22 December 1902

Mannheim

Leo

Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider

07 January 1887

27 October 1967

Crailsheim

Capricorn

Ernst-Günther SchenckErnst-Günther Schenck

03 October 1904

21 December 1998

Marburg

Libra

Gerhard DomagkGerhard Domagk

30 October 1895

24 April 1964

Brandenburg

Scorpio

Karl GebhardtKarl Gebhardt

23 November 1897

02 June 1948

Haag in Oberbayern

Sagittarius

Franz Joseph GallFranz Joseph Gall

09 March 1758

22 August 1828

Tiefenbronn

Pisces

Ludwig StumpfeggerLudwig Stumpfegger

11 July 1910

02 May 1945

Munich

Cancer

Ernst-Robert GrawitzErnst-Robert Grawitz

08 June 1899

24 April 1945

Charlottenburg

Gemini

Herta OberheuserHerta Oberheuser

15 May 1911

24 January 1978

Cologne

Taurus

Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke

15 May 1848

15 June 1905

Tarnowskie Góry

Taurus

Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl

08 September 1910

16 February 1948

Bregenz

Virgo

Ernst Heinrich WeberErnst Heinrich Weber

24 June 1795

26 January 1878

Lutherstadt Wittenberg

Cancer

Werner ForssmannWerner Forssmann

29 August 1904

01 June 1979

Berlin

Virgo

Viktor BrackViktor Brack

09 November 1904

02 June 1948

Haaren

Scorpio

Dorothea ErxlebenDorothea Erxleben

13 November 1715

13 June 1762

Quedlinburg

Scorpio

Werner HaaseWerner Haase

02 August 1900

30 November 1950

Köthen

Leo

Fritz PfefferFritz Pfeffer

30 April 1889

20 December 1944

Gießen

Taurus

Johanna BudwigJohanna Budwig

30 September 1908

19 May 2003

Essen

Libra

Sigmund RascherSigmund Rascher

12 February 1909

26 April 1945

Munich

Aquarius

Eduard WirthsEduard Wirths

04 September 1909

20 September 1945

Geroldshausen

Virgo

Wolfram SieversWolfram Sievers

10 July 1905

02 June 1948

Hildesheim

Cancer

Eugen FischerEugen Fischer

05 July 1874

09 July 1967

Karlsruhe

Cancer

Marianne KochMarianne Koch

19 August 1931

Munich

Leo

Ludwig GuttmannLudwig Guttmann

03 July 1899

18 March 1980

Toszek

Cancer

Julius von MayerJulius von Mayer

25 November 1814

20 March 1878

Heilbronn

Sagittarius

Richard Freiherr von Krafft-EbingRichard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing

14 August 1840

22 December 1902

Leo

Erich Seligmann FrommErich Seligmann Fromm

23 March 1900

18 March 1980

Frankfurt

Aries

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