Ignaz Semmelweis

Ignaz Semmelweis bio

Birth Name: Ignaz Semmelweis

Occupation: Doctor

Place Of Birth: Budapest

Date Of Birth: July 1, 1818

Date Of Death: August 13, 1865

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: German

Ignaz Semmelweis was born on the 1st of July, 1818. He was famous for being a Doctor. Pioneer in the use of antiseptics during childbirth to cut down the rate of infant and mother death.

Ignaz Semmelweis was born in Budapest. He introduced the practice of hand washing and disinfection to doctors. His belief that microorganisms cause disease was largely ridiculed. When he refused to change his stance, he was committed to a mental asylum, where guards beat him to death 14 days later.

Ignaz Semmelweis was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ignaz Semmelweis is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Ignaz Semmelweis was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME: Ignaz Semmelweis
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Ignaz Semmelweis was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Ignaz Semmelweis was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Ignaz Semmelweis had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Ignaz Semmelweis’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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