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Born Apr. 10, 1755, in Meissen; died July 2, 1843, in Paris. German physician, founder of homeopathy.
Hahnemann received his medical education in Leipzig and Erlangen. He fought against the use of bloodletting, emetics, and other treatments that doctors of his time abused. He attached great importance to hygiene and dietetics.
WORKSIn Russian translation:
Organon vrachebnogo iskusstva ili osnovnaia teoriia sposoba gomeopaticheskogo lecheniia … St. Petersburg, 1884.
REFERENCEBrazol’, L. E. S. Ganeman: Ocherk ego zhizni i deiatel’nosti. St. Petersburg, 1896.
R. V. KOROTKIKH