Index by Year of Birth
Gerhard Armauer Hansen
* 1841 in Bergen/Norway
+ 1912 in FlorÝ/Norway
Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen was a Norwegian physician,
remembered for his identification of the bacterium Mycobacterium
leprae in 1873 as the causative agent of leprosy.
His distinguished work was recognized at the International Leprosy
Congress held at Bergen in 1909.
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