1855 – Born on the 22nd of January in Silesian.
1872 – He was a contemporary of another great name in the history of medicine.
1877 – He began to study medicine at the University of Breslau.
1879 – He was also the co-discoverer of the causative agent of leprosy.
1880 – He successfully stained the bacteria and announced his findings.
1882 – He worked as a dermatologist in the university hospital of Breslau.
1905 – He travelled to Java to study the possible transmission of Syphilis from Apes to Humans.
1910 – He was promoted to Professor Ordinarius of dermatology.
1916 – He died on the 30th of July in Breslau.