Comte Sebastien Gaeten Salvador Maxime Des Guidi 1769 – 1863

Comte Sebastien Gaeten Salvador Maxime Des Guidi 1769 – 1863 MD Strasbourg, was an orthodox physician and Professor of Doctor of Philosophy and Mathematics at Turin, Doctor of Medicine and Science at the University of Lyon and Marseille, Professor of Physics at Privas, Inspector of the University of Grenoble, who converted to homeopathy to become the first homeopath in France, and one of the founders of the homeopathic hospitals in Paris and in Geneva, and the President and founder of the Société Lyonnaise Homeopathic. Continue reading Comte Sebastien Gaeten Salvador Maxime Des Guidi 1769 – 1863

Pope Gregory XVI 1765 – 1846

Pope Gregory XVI 1765 – 1846, born Bartolomeo Alberto Cappellari, named Mauro as a member of the religious order of the Camaldolese, was Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from 1831 to 1846.

Pope Gregory XVI was favourably impressed by the ability of homeopathy to combat the cholera epidemics sweeping Europe at this time, and he awarded the Grand Cross to Settimio Centamori for his work in combating these terrible epidemics,

Pope Gregory XVI issued the official permission that allowed Johann Wilhelm Wahle to practice homeopathy in the Vatican, where he became the homeopathic physician to the Vatican Jesuit Convent.

In 1845, Pope Gregory XVI awarded Comte Sebastien Gaeten Salvador Maxime Des Guidi the Order of Saint Sylvester. Pope Gregory XVI awarded Charles Ozanam the Order of Saint Gregory the Great, and he also awared homeopathy the priviledge of a Papal Bull, allowing the administration of homeopathic remedies by Priests in emergencies, in the absence of a doctor.

Pope Gregory XVI sought to open a homeopathic hospital at this time, but opposition from the allopathic physicians, and the decline of cholera all coincided to prevent this happening. Continue reading Pope Gregory XVI 1765 – 1846

Antonio Negro 1908 – 2010

Antonio Negro 1908 – 2010 MD was an Italian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy.

Antonio Negro was the homeopathic physician of Pope Paul VI, who awarded him the Order of St. Gregory for his work in homeopathy.

Antonio Negro was a colleague of Proceso Sanchez Ortega,

In June 2014 in Rome, the Museum of Homeopathy was inaugurated and sponsored by the Foundation Negro ‘… The Museum of Homeopathy- Italian historical Archive, was born from a project of prof. Antonio Negro (1908 – 2010), founder of the Italian Academy of Homeopathy and LUIMO, leader of modern Italian Homeopathy. Most of the development of Italian Homeopathy is due to him. The Museum is in Piazza Navona 49 in Rome, taking place where the Accademia Italiana di Medicina Omeopatica (AIMO) ha organized and developed its activity for 50 years, from 1953 to 2003... (See https://www.facebook.com/events/473503862728368/?ref=3&ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular)…’

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Johann Wilhelm Wahle 1794 – 1853

Johann Wilhelm Wahle 1794 – 1853 was a German orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy and graduated from the Allentown Homeopathic Academy in America,

Wahle was a student of Samuel Hahnemann, and he practiced homeopathy in the Vatican with the official permission of Pope Gregory XVI, and he became the homeopathic physician to the Jesuit Convent there, and personal physician of Christian Karl Josias Bunsen, Ambassador of Prussia in Rome.

Wahle was present at the unveiling of the Samuel Hahnemann statue in Liepsig in 1851.

Wahle was a colleague of Clemens Maria Franz Baron von Boenninghausen, Ernst von Brunnow, Carl Franz, Philip Wilhelm Ludwig Greisselich, Carl Georg Christian Hartlaub, Frantz Hartmann, Christian Gottlob Hornburg, Christian Freidrich Langhammer, Giuseppe Mauro, Viet Meyer, Georg August Heinrich Muhlenbein, Rodolphe Noack, Francesco Romani, G Severin, Karl Friedrich Gottfried Trinks, Paul Wolf and many others. Continue reading Johann Wilhelm Wahle 1794 – 1853

G Palmieri 1803 – 1872

G Palmieri 1803? – 1872? MD, Professor at the University of Rome, was an Italian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy,

Palmieri was a colleague of Anfosso, Anniballi, Guiseppe Belluomini, Biginelli, Bondini, Bruschi, Cajaro, Callisti, Crocetti, Gonfani, Cosmo Maria De Horatiis, Liuzzi, Monti, Petrilli, Polagi, Rabatta, Francesco Romani, Rocco Rubini, Frederick Hervey Foster Quin, Sagliocchi, Saracco, Scudery, Stephen Simpson, Sinibaldi, Francesco Taglianini, Thomas Uwins, Varni, Vianelli,

According to the Frederick Hervey Foster Quin list, Palmieri also practiced in Fabriano, Italy.

Rocco Rubini 1805 – 1886

Rocco Rubini 1805? – 1886? MD was an Italian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy, to become the Medical Director of the Homeopathic Hospital of Saint Maria della Cesarea in Naples, and the Physician of the Count of Syracuse,

Rubini successfully treated Frances Bryant, the wife of William Cullen Bryant, in Naples in 1856.

In 1864, Rubini proved Cactus Grandiflorus, and he was awarded an Honorary Degree from the Homeopathic Medical College of Pensylvania.

Rubini was a correspondent of Adolph Lippe, and he was a colleague of Anfosso, Anniballi, Guiseppe Belluomini, Bondini, Cajaro, Hugh Cameron, Edward Cronin, Paul Francois Curie, Harris F DunsfordWilliam Kingdon, Victor Massol, Monti, G Palmieri, Polagi, Rabatta, Francesco Romani, Frederick Hervey Foster Quin, Sagliocchi, Stephen Simpson, Francesco Taglianini, Thomas Uwins, Varni, Vianelli, Continue reading Rocco Rubini 1805 – 1886

Cesare Mattei 1809 – 1896

Count Cesare Mattei 1809 – 1896 was an Italian Aristocrat and lay practitioner, who developed a form of therapy called Electro Homoepathy, which is widely enjoyed today as Spagyric medicine.

Cesare Mattei was a friend and the homeopathic practitioner of Pope Pius IX, who made him a Count in honour of his achievements, and he also appointed him Treasurer of Bologne,

Electro Homoepathy is not related to homeopathy at all, and at the time, homeopaths were quite upset that these remedies were distributed by the Geneva Electro Homeopathic Institute headed by the pharmacist Albert Sauter (1846-1896), a former collaborator and representative of Mattei.

Nonetheless, these remedies were widely distributed throughout Europe, though true homeopathic pharmacies refused to stock them, and many homeopaths wrote articles condeming them.

Such tactics never work with the public, even when homeopaths try them!

Cesare Mattei was a friend of William Thomas Stead,

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Giuseppe Mauro 1758 – 1853

Giuseppe Mauro 1758 – 1853 MD was an Italian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy, aged 64 years, and after 36 years of practice, to become a pioneer in homeopathy and a major translator of homeopathic writing, and an Editor of Effemeridi di Medicina Omiopatica.

Mauro was converted to homeopathy by Georg von Necker in 1822/3, and he became a student of Samuel Hahnemann. At the age of 64, Mauro began to learn German so he could learn homeopathy more effectively.

Mauro was the homeopath of Henry William Paget, Marquess of Anglesey in 1834, Giordano III Fulco Ruffo di Calabria Santapau 1773 – 1852 in 1825, Julie Amalie Elisabeth von Voss, Countess von Ingenheim,

Mauro was a teacher of Guiseppe Tranchina, and he was a friend of Settimio Centamori, Heinrich A von Gersdorff, Cosmo Maria De Horatiis, Franz Xaver Kinzel, Innocenzo Liuzzi, Francesco Romani, Continue reading Giuseppe Mauro 1758 – 1853

Franz Xaver Kinzel 1795 – 1857

Franz Xaver Kinzel 1795? – 1857? was an Austrian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become the homeopathic physician of Prince Paul Anton III Esterhazy, and one of the first homeopaths to practice in Italy.

Kinzel was a student of Samuel Hahnemann, and he was a colleague of Cosmo Maria De Horatiis, Giuseppe Mauro, Georg von Necker, Francesco Romani, Smicht, Continue reading Franz Xaver Kinzel 1795 – 1857

Cosmo Maria De Horatiis 1771 – 1850

Cosmo Maria De Horatiis 1771 – 1850 was an Italian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy (Journal of the House of Representatives, Part 2Michigan. Legislature. House of Representatives. 1861. Page 898). Horatiis was the physician of Francis I of Naples, Ferdinand II, Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine in the University of Naples (The Homeopathic Examiner, Volume 2. 1841Pages 55 and 58), President of the Royal Academy of Medicine, and in 1830, Horatiis founded The Naples Homeopathic Society.

In 1845 Horatiis published an Italian translation of the fourth edition of Samuel Hahnemann‘s Organon,

Horatiis was converted to homeopathy by Georg von Necker, and he was a colleague of Franz Xaver Kinzel, Giuseppe Mauro, Frederick Hervey Foster Quin, Francesco Romani, des Gaudi and many others. Continue reading Cosmo Maria De Horatiis 1771 – 1850