Leyden, Ernst von

BORN 20 Apr 1832, Danzig (now: Gdansk) - DIED 5 Oct 1910, Berlin
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Friedrichswerderscher Friedhof II, Bergmannstrasse 42-44, Kreuzberg (Feld EHW-J (Ehrengrab))

Ernst von Leyden studied medicin in Berlin from 1849 to 1853. He was promoted on 11 August 1853. He worked as a military physician in Düsseldorf, Königsberg and Gumbinnen. His first wife was Jenny Schröder, the daughter of the city judge in Gumbinnen.

In 1859 he became assistant in the Ludwig Traube's clinic in Berlin. He was habilitated in 1864. He participated in the German-Danish War and afterwards he became professor in Königsberg. Jenny had died in 1864 and in 1864 he married Marie Oppenheim (1844-1932), the daughter of the banker Rudolph Oppenheim (1811-1871).

From 1872 to 1876 he was professor in Strassbourg. In 1876 he moved to Berlin, where he succeeded Laube. From 1885 to 1907 he was director of the medical clinic at the Charité hospital in Berlin. He died in 1910 in Berlin.


The grave of Ernst von Leyden at the Friedrichwerderschen Kirchhof II, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (28 May 2015)


Ernst von Leyden - Wikipedia

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Published: 01 Dec 2018
Last update: 06 Apr 2022