Victor Babeș, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Victor Babeș


Date of Birth: 04-Jul-1854

Place of Birth: Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: 19-Oct-1926

Profession: physician, biologist, university teacher

Nationality: Romania

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Victor Babeș

  • Victor Babe? (Romanian pronunciation: ['viktor 'babe?]; 28 July 1854 in Vienna – 19 October 1926 in Bucharest) was a Romanian physician, bacteriologist, academician and professor.
  • One of the founders of modern microbiology, Victor Babe? is author of one of the first treatises of bacteriology in the world – Bacteria and their role in pathological anatomy and histology of infectious diseases, written in collaboration with French scientist V.
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  • Cornil in 1885.
  • In 1888, Babe? underlies the principle of passive immunity, and a few years later enunciates the principle of antibiosis.
  • He made early and significant contributions to the study of rabies, leprosy, diphtheria, tuberculosis and other infectious diseases.
  • He also discovered more than 50 unknown germs and foresaw new methods of staining bacteria and fungi.
  • Victor Babe? introduced rabies vaccination and founded serotherapy in Romania.Babe?-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca and the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Timi?oara bear his name.

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