O. E. H. Wucherer
Otto Edward Henry Wucherer (7 July 1820 – 7 May 1873) was a Brazilian physician, born to a Dutch mother and German father.
He was born in Oporto, later moving to Hamburg, where he worked in a pharmacy. He studied medicine at the University of Tübingen. He later practiced in London at St Bartholomew's Hospital and in Lisbon. In 1843 he relocated to Brazil, eventually settling as a doctor in Salvador, Bahia, where he lived until 1871.
He was co-founder of the journal Gazeta Médica da Bahia.
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