Alois Alzheimer

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Birthday
14, 1864
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
dec 19, 1915 (51)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
14, 1864
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
dec 19, 1915 (51)

About

Highly notable German psychiatrist and neuropathologist whose name is synonymous with geriatric medicine.

Before Fame

He attended three different universities, and finally earned his medical degree at Wurzburg.

Trivia

He discovered Alzheimer's disease, though he called it presenile dementia.

Family Life

He died in Breslau, Silesia.

Associated With

Like him, Thomas Hodgkin also had a disease named after him.