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Gerhard Armauer Hansen

* 1841 in Bergen/Norway
+ 1912 in FlorÝ/Norway

   

Gerhard Armauer Hansen

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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