Lajos Markusovszky

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Lajos Markusovszky
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Lajos Markusovszky
Born 1815
Died 1893
Nationality Hungarian
Fields surgeon
Doctoral advisor János Balassa
Ignác Semmelweis
Known for founder of Orvosi Hetilap

Lajos Markusovszky (1815–1893) surgeon, from 1857 founder and publisher of Orvosi Hetilap (Hungarian medical journal), later editor of the journal, after 1867 Advisor to the Ministry for Religion and Education regarding University affairs.

He is generally agreed to have been Ignaz Semmelweis's best friend.[1]


Benedek, István (1983). Ignaz Phillip Semmelweis 1818-1865. Gyomaendrőd, Hungary: Corvina Kiadó. ISBN 963-13-1459-6.  plate 11

  1. ^ Hauzman, Erik E (2006). "Semmelweis and his German contemporaries". 40th International Congress on the History of Medicine, ISHM 2006. Budapest, Hungary August 26–30, 2006. Archived from the original on May 30, 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-05.