Robert Koch 1843 - 1910

Nationality:
German
born in:
Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany

The German doctor Robert Koch is considered the founder of modern bacteriology. His discoveries made a significant contribution to the development of the first ‘magic bullets’ - chemicals developed to attack specific bacteria - and Koch was awarded a Nobel Prize in 1905.

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