Friedrich Julius Rosenbach

Friedrich Julius Rosenbach ( born December 16, 1842 in Grohnde, † December 6, 1923 in Göttingen ) was a German physician.

He was born on December 16, 1842 as the son of the top magistrate Bernard Rosenbach in Grohnde ad Weser. He comes from a long-established southern Lower Saxony family of scholars whose ancestor Johann Philip Rosenbach was that the Thirty Years War was a pastor in Grone. In twelve generations this family has produced 16 doctors.

Friedrich Julius Rosenbach studied from 1863 Science in Heidelberg and later in Göttingen at the chemist Friedrich Wöhler. Finally, he turned to medicine. 1867 gave him the Faculty of Medicine Göttingen due to his experimental work " study of some pathological changes after subcutaneous injection of mercuric chloride " the degree of Doctor of Medicine. In 1868 he passed the medical examination and then turned to the pathological anatomy and bacteriology. He voluntarily took part as a doctor at the Franco-German War of 1870 /71. He completed his habilitation in Göttingen with "Investigations on the influence of carbolic acid to the realization pyaemic and putrid infection ". In 1873 he received the venia legendi surgery.

He was then appointed as an associate professor, the Board of surgical university clinic in Göttingen and received a teaching assignment for general surgery and surgical operation doctrine. He received the title of Privy Medizinalrates and 1920, he was appointed by the Faculty of Medicine in Göttingen for ordinary honorary professor.

Scientifically he dealt mainly with the study of surgical wound infection and the practical surgery. His main work in 1884 published monograph " microorganisms in wound infectious diseases of man" is considered.

He married on 12 May 1877, Franziska Merkel, a granddaughter of the chemist Friedrich Wöhler.

The City Council of Göttingen decided on 8 September 1967 to appoint a short path through the Weende district in his honor as " Rosenbachweg ". There now is a large dormitory.