Alois Alzheimer

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Alois Alzheimer 
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German neurologist after whom the brain disorder is named
Date of birth 14 June 1864
Date of death 19 December 1915
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • psychiatrist
  • neuropathologist
  • neuroscientist
  • university teacher
  • neurologist
Member of
  • Silesian Society for Patriotic Culture (1913)
Field of work
  • psychiatry
  • neuropathology
Authority control
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English: Aloysius "Alois" Alzheimer (born 14 June 1864, Marktbreit, Bavaria; died 19 December 1915, Breslau (Wroclaw), Silesia) was a German psychiatrist and neuropathologist and a colleague of Emil Kraepelin. Alzheimer is credited with the first published case of "presenile dementia", which Kraepelin would later identify as Alzheimer's disease
Italiano: Alois Alzheimer, neurologo tedesco.