DEAD: Albert Neisser

DEAD: ON THIS DATE

Albert Ludwig Sigesmund Neisser (aged 61)
German physician

Albert Ludwig Sigesmund Neisser (22 January 1855, Schweidnitz – 30 July 1916, Breslau) was a German physician who discovered the causative agent (pathogen) of gonorrhea, a strain of bacteria that was named in his honour (Neisseria gonorrhoeae).

DEATH: Neisser died of sepsis on 30 July 1916, at the age of 61 years, in Breslau.

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