BORN 6 Nov 1857, Wien - DIED 23 Feb 1918, Wien|
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Hietzinger Friedhof, Maxingstraße 15, Hietzing (Gruppe 16, Nummer 59 (Ehrengrab))
Alexander Kolisko studied medicin at Vienna University. After he finisehd his studies in 1881 he worked as assistant for Johan Kundrat at the Pathelogical-Anatomical Institute of the university. In 1892 he became an associate professor and in 1898 he succeeded Eduard von Hoffmann as professor of forensic medicine. In 1916 he succeeded Anton Weichselbaum (1845-1920) as professor of pathological anatomy. In that year he was responsible for the convervation of the body of emperor Franz Joseph, who had died in that year.
Kolisko described the effects o nthe brain of carbon monoxide poisoning and with Carl Breuss he published on pathological pelvis forms. Kolisko married the pianist Amalie Freiin von Eschenburg. The anthroposopher Eugen Koliskpo was their son. Alexander Kolisko died in Vienna in 1918. The Koliskogasse in Favoriten was named after him.
has a connection with Franz Joseph von Habsburg, Emperor of Austria
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