Nussbaum, Johann Nepomuk von

BORN 2 Sep 1829, München, Bayern: Haidhausen - DIED 31 Oct 1890, München, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Alte Südfriedhof, Thalkirchnerstrasse 17 (right wall SP-15)

Son of a secretary at the Bavarian Ministry of Justice. Although he was physically weak, he was a hard worker all his life. Already at the gymnasium he treated small surgical problems of his fellow students. He studied medicin at the University in Munich and was promoted in 1853. He travelled to Paris worked for Auguste Nélaton, Charles Marie Édouard Chassaignac and Jules Germain François Maisonneuve chirurgisch. In Berlin he visited Bernhard von Langenbeck.

In 1857 he settled in Munich as a private tracher for surgery and opthalmology. He founded a private hospital and refused a position at the university of Zürich. In 1860 he became a professor for Surgery in Munich and he held this position until 1890.


The grave of Johann Nepomuk Nussbaum at the Alte Südfriedhof, München.
Picture by Androom (22 Aug 2008)


• Hufnagel, Max Joseph, Berühmte Tote im Südlichen Friedhof zu München, Zeke Verlag, Würzburg, 1983
• Scheibmayr, Erich, Wer? Wann? Wo?, Persönlichkeiten in Münchner Friedhöfen, Verlag Erich Scheibmayr, München, 1989
Johann Nepomuk von Nußbaum – Wikipedia

Nützel, Kaspar

Published: 31 Jan 2016
Last update: 15 Feb 2022