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Jacobus Albertus Willebrordus (Jacob) Moleschott

1822–93

Dutch-born physiologist, physician, and philosopher. General practitioner, Utrecht, 1845–7. Lecturer in physiology and anthropology, Heidelberg, 1847–54. Appointed professor of physiology, Zürich, 1856; of experimental physiology and physiological chemistry, Turin, 1861. Professor of physiology, Rome, 1879. Became an Italian citizen and later senator in 1876. Advocate of materialist, monist philosophy.

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