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

E C Tuinzing 1889 – 1930

E C Tuinzing 1889? – 1930? MD was a Dutch orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become one of the founders of the International Homeopathic League,

Tuinzing was a colleague of Juan Bertran, George Henry Burford, M Fremont Kranz Busch, Victor Ellwood, Petrie Nicholas Grouleff, Clarence Granville Hey, Edwin Awdas Neatby, A. Moeira Piedras, Pierre Schmidt, Augusto Vinyals, Harold Fergie Woods, and many others.

E C Tuinzing practiced at Haringvliet, 26, Rotterdam, Holland. Continue reading E C Tuinzing 1889 – 1930

Hans Christian Lund 1765 – 1846

Hans Christian Lund 1765 – 1846 was an Dutch allopathic physician who had already practiced medicine for 56 years before he converted to homeopathy.

Hans Christian Lund was the first Dutch homeopath in 1821, and a student of Samuel Hahnemann.

Lund translated several of Samuel Hahnemann’s tracts into Danish, and he also translated several important homeopathic books into Danish, and he began the first Homeopathic Journal in Danish in 1833, Homeopathy or The Medical Art Reformed, thus preparing the ground for homeopathy in Denmark. Continue reading Hans Christian Lund 1765 – 1846

Vincent van Gogh 1853 – 1890

Vincent Willem van Gogh 1853 – 1890 was a Dutch Post Impressionist artist.

Vincent van Gogh was a friend of Emile Bernard, Eugene Boch, Paul Gauguin, Henri de Toulouse Lautrec, Dodge MacKnight, Camille Pissarro, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Georges Seurat, Paul Signac, and many others.

However, despite his wide circle of friends and family, Vincent van Gogh was a depressive, with a history of gonorrhoea and syphilis. In 1888, he cut off his ear, and he spent a year in a mental institution in 1889 – 1890 before he met homeopath Paul Ferdinand Gachet, whose treatment and friendship led to the most productive time in Vincent’s ‘cold and lonely’ life.

During his time under Paul Ferdinand Gachet‘s care, Vincent painted 70 paintings in 70 days. Continue reading Vincent van Gogh 1853 – 1890