Hans Virchow (1852–1940)
The lifework of Hans Virchow is tightly linked to the awesome rise of anatomy and natural science in the late 19th and early 20th century. Subject of this monograph is the entire life and work of Hans Virchow and thereby the topic of history itself. The anatomist Hans Virchow developed questions and answers, basic ideas and methods which are essential for anatomic science. The intention of this work is a critical balanced portrayal of the anatomist Hans Virchow in his intellectual and sociocultural field. After brief delineation of Hans Virchows life his anatomic legacy is going to be revealed with regards to contens and under methodic aspects as well as links to other scientists are shown. Concluding Hans Virchows impression until present time.