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Gerhard Armauer Hansen

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  1. a Norwegian physician, remembered for his identification of the bacterium Mycobacterium leprae in 1873 as the causative agent of leprosy

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  2. born on July 29, 1841

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  3. died on February 12, 1912

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  4. Hansen was born in Bergen and studied medicine at the Royal Frederik's University (now the University of Oslo), gaining his degree in 1866

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  5. served a brief internship at the National Hospital in Christiania (Oslo) and as a doctor in Lofoten

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