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Aloysius Alzheimer
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Dr. Alois Alzheimer
Born 14 Juin 1864(1864-06-14)
Marktbreit, Bavarie
Died 19 December 1915(1915-12-19) (agit 51)
Breslau, Prussia (nou Wrocław, Poland)
Cause o daith
Heart failur
Eddication Varsity o Tübingen
Varsity o Würzburg
Kent for First published case o "presenile dementia" (Alzheimer's disease)
Medical career
Profession Psychiatrist, Physeecian
Institutions Institute for the Insane an Epileptic ("Irrenschloss"), Frankfurt am Main
Specialism Neuropathology
Signatur Alois Alzheimer signature.svg

Aloysius "Alois" Alzheimer (German pronunciation: [ˈaːloˌis ˈalts.haɪmɐ]) (14 Juin 1864 – 19 December 1915) wis a German psychiatrist an neuropathologist an a colleague o Emil Kraepelin. Alzheimer is creditit wi identifyin the first published case o "presenile dementia", which Kraepelin would later identify as Alzheimer's disease.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Berrios G E (1991) Alzheimer’s Disease: A Conceptual History. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 5: 355-365