Gerhard Armauer Hansen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Gerhard Armauer Hansen

Norwegian physician

Date of Birth: 29-Jul-1841

Place of Birth: Bergen, Hordaland, Norway

Date of Death: 12-Feb-1912

Profession: physician, biologist, pathologist

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Gerhard Armauer Hansen

  • Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen (29 July 1841 – 12 February 1912) was a Norwegian physician, remembered for his identification of the bacterium Mycobacterium leprae in 1873 as the causative agent of leprosy.

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