Carl Steigentesch 1798 – 1875

Carl Steigentesch 1798? – 1875? was an Austrian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy.

Carl Steigentesch was a student of Samuel Hahnemann, and a colleague of Caspar Hoze, Gottlieb Heinrich Georg Jahr, Benoit Jules Mure, Johann Joseph Roth, Leon Francois Adolphe Simon, and many others. Steigentesch’s father was a friend of Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller. Continue reading Carl Steigentesch 1798 – 1875

Georg von Necker 1770 – 1848

Georg von Necker (Neckar) (Necher) (his real name was Georg Friedrich von Necher) (?1770-?1848) MD was an Austrian army physician, and Royal Court Physician until 1848, who converted to homeopathy to become the first homeopath in Naples in 1822.

Necker was a student of Samuel Hahnemann, and the homeopathic practitioner of Charles II Duke of Parma (then Duke of Lucca), Frederick William III of Prussia, William Gell, Baron Franz von Koller, Maria Isabella of Spain, Queen of Naples (the wife of Francis I of Naples), Louise Marie Adelaide de Bourbon, Maria Louisa Duchess of Lucca, and Zuarte, a merchant of Cadiz.

Necker taught homeopathy to Frederick Hervey Foster Quin, and converted Cosmo Maria De Horatiis, Giuseppe Mauro, and Francesco Romani to homeopathy, and he was a colleague of Franz Xaver KinzelAnton Schmidt,

Necker stayed in Naples for only four years until the death of Baron Franz von Koller, but his influence there was felt throughout Europe. Continue reading Georg von Necker 1770 – 1848

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

Clemens Hampe 1802 – 1882

Clemens Hampe 1802 – 1882 was an Austrian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become physician to Prince Lichtenstein, and one of the editors of the Oestrerreiche Zeitschrift für Homëopathie.

Clemens Hampe was also an entymologist, and and he was a member of the Transylvanian Society for Geography, and the Zoological Botanical Society in Vienna.

In 1839,  Hampe began to publish, firstly an essay on pneumonia, he then began to edit the Oestrerreiche Zeitschrift für Homëopathie, alongside Friedrich Wilhelm Karl Fleischmann, Philipp Anton Watzke, and Franz Wurmb.

Hampe was a colleague of was a colleague of Archhorn, Joseph Attomyr, Friedrich Wilhelm Karl Fleischmann, Frohlich, Gaspar, Adolph Heinrich Gerstel, Landersmann, Low, Matthias Marenzeller, Clotar Moriz Mueller, Schaflin, George Schmid, A Schmidt, Schwarz, Tedesko, Viet, Walter, Philipp Anton WatzkeFranz Wurmb, Wurstl, and many others. Continue reading Clemens Hampe 1802 – 1882

George Schmid 1820 – 1882

George Schmid 1820? -1882 was a Dutch? orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become one of the first homeopaths in Holland, and the first homoeopathic physician in charge of the hospital, in Vienna.

George Schmid was a low potency prescriber all his life.

George Schmid was the first homeopath to prove Cuprum Aceticum, and he also proved Lyssin.

George Schmid was a member of the Austrian Homeopathic Society, and a member of The Vienna Provers Union, George Schmid was a colleague of Archhorn, Joseph Attomyr, Carroll Dunham, Gaspar, Adolph Heinrich Gerstel, Friedrich Wilhelm Karl Fleischmann, Frohlich, Clemens Hampe, Landersmann, Low, Matthias Marenzeller, Clotar Moriz Mueller, Charles Neidhard, Schaflin, Johan Schonfield, Schwarz, Tedesko, Viet, Walter, Philipp Anton Watzke, Franz Wurmb, Wurstl, and many others. Continue reading George Schmid 1820 – 1882

Baron Franz von Koller 1767 – 1826

Baron Franz von Koller (Francis) 1767 – 1826 was an Austrian General, the Governor of Bohemia, the Representative of the Emperor of Austria in London (Francis I of Austria). Koller fought in France, Belgium, Germany and Italy.

In 1809 Franz Koller was appointed Commander of the army, and awarded the Cross of Maria Theresa. In 1821, Franz Koller was one of the people in charge of Napoleon Bonaparte on Elba.

Franz Koller was a staunch advocate of homeopathy, and a patient of Georg von Necker.

Franz Koller is credited with the introduction of homeopathy into Italy in 1821.

Franz Koller was a colleague of Klemens Wenzel Prince von Metternich, Karl Philipp Schwarzenberg, Continue reading Baron Franz von Koller 1767 – 1826

Philipp Anton Watzke 1803 – 1867

Philipp Anton Watzke 1803 – 1867 was an Austrian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy, to become an Editor of the edited the Oestrerreiche Zeitschrift für Homëopathie, a member of the Austrian Homeopathic Society, and President of The Vienna Provers Union,

Watzke was a colleague of Archhorn, Joseph Attomyr, Carroll Dunham, Gaspar, Adolph Heinrich Gerstel, Friedrich Wilhelm Karl Fleischmann, Frohlich, Clemens Hampe, Landersmann, Low, Matthias Marenzeller, Clotar Moriz Mueller, Charles Neidhard, Schaflin, George Schmid, A Schmidt, Schwarz, Tedesko, Viet, Walter, Franz Wurmb, Wurstl, and many others. Continue reading Philipp Anton Watzke 1803 – 1867

Franz Wurmb 1805 – 1864

Franz Wurmb 1805 – 1864 was an Austrian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become the founder and six times the President of the Austrian Homeopathic Society,  the founder of The Vienna Provers Union, and an editor of the Oestrerreiche Zeitschrift für Homëopathie, and an honorary member of the German Homeopathic Physicians, the Society of the Specific Art of Medicine in Carlsruhe, the Homeopathic medical Society of Paris, the Society of Bavarian Homeopathic Physicians, the Free Society of Homeopathic Physicians in Leipsig, the Society for Physiological Pharmacy in Munich, the Homeopathic Academy of Palermo, the Homeopathic Society of Philadelphia and the British Homeopathic Society.

Wurmb was honoured the length and breadth of Europe, and in America, and his Clinic at the Leopoldstadt Homeopathic Hospital attracted many homeopaths there to study, including Carroll Dunham, Charles Neidhard,

Wurmb was a colleague of was a colleague of Archhorn, Joseph Attomyr, Friedrich Wilhelm Karl Fleischmann, Frohlich, Gaspar, Adolph Heinrich Gerstel, Clemens Hampe, Landersmann, Low, Matthias Marenzeller, Clotar Moriz Mueller, Schaflin, George Schmid, A Schmidt, Schwarz, Tedesko, Viet, Walter, Philipp Anton Watzke, Wurstl, and many others.

Wurmb conducted many provings and clinical studies and clinical trials of homeopathy. Continue reading Franz Wurmb 1805 – 1864

Nikolaus Zmeskall 1759 – 1833

Nikolaus Zmeskall 1759 – 1833 was one of Ludwig von Beethoven‘s few close personal friends in Vienna, Zmeskall was an official in the Hungarian Chancellery

Nikolaus Zmeskall had been cured of his gout by homeopathy, and so he recommended homeopathy to his friends Ludwig von Beethoven and Ignaz Schuppanzigh, Continue reading Nikolaus Zmeskall 1759 – 1833