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1890 International Medical Congress


The 10th International Medical Congress was held in Berlin. 

The medal issued to the members is a small silver one. The medal was made by Otto Oertel, a famous 19th century German medailleur.

At the 1890 congress, famous lectures were given by Joseph Lister on the modern approach to antiseptic surgery and by Robert Koch on bacteria.

Read more about Joseph Lister    Read more about Robert Koch


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