Heinrich Johann Nepomuk von Crantz

Botanist, Deceased Person

1722 – 1799

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Who was Heinrich Johann Nepomuk von Crantz?

Heinrich Johann Nepomuk von Crantz was a botanist and a physician.

He obtained his doctorate of medicine in Vienna in 1750. He was one of the first pupils of Gerard van Swieten.

He studied obstetrics with André Levret and with Nicolas Puzos in Paris as well as in London.

He was first married to Anna Susanne Petrasch and then to Magda Lena de Tremon. He had two sons and one daughter.

He became a lecturer in obstetrics at St. Mary's Hospital in Vienna in 1754. From 1756 to 1774, he taught physiology and medicine at the university in that city.

He was the author of Einleitung in eine wahre und gegründete Hebammenkunst, Commentarius de rupto in partus doloribus a foetu utero, Commentatio de instrumentorum in arte obstetricia historia utilitate et recta ac praepostera applicatione, De systemate irritabilitatis, Materia medica et chirurgica, De aquis medicatis principatus Transsylvaniae, and Die Gesundbrunnen der Österreichischen Monarchie.

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Born
Nov 25, 1722
Roodt-sur-Eisch
Nationality
  • Austria
Profession
Lived in
  • Vienna
Died
Jan 18, 1799
Judenburg

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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