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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

Hermann Brehmer

1826–89

German physician. Studied mathematics, astronomy, and natural sciences, Breslau, 1847–50. Studied in Berlin, 1850–3; MD 1853. Founded the first tuberculosis sanatorium in Germany in Görbersdorf in 1854. His treatment emphasised the benefits of climate, exercise, and diet.

Sources

ADB

Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 94 (2001): 413–14