Tsar Alexander I 1777 – 1825

Tsar Alexander I 1777 –  1825Tsar Alexander I 1777 –  1825, also known as Alexander the Blessed, served as Emperor of Russia from 23 March 1801 to 1 December 1825 and Ruler of Poland from 1815 to 1825, as well as the first Russian Grand Duke of Finland and Lithuania.

Alexander I was a patient of Begelius, and he awarded Carl Bernhard Trinius the Order of St. Vladimir IV Class,

Alexander knew Napoleon Bonaparte, Francis I of Austria, Klemens Wenzel Prince von Metternich, Johann Josef Wenzel Graf Radetzky von Radetz,

According to Carl Bojanus, Homeopathy entered Russia in the last years of Emperor Alexander I’s rule. In 1824, Karl Jakob Adam, who had become acquainted one year before to Samuel Hahnemann, arrived in Russia from Germany. […]. He introduced to homeopathy Dr. O F Scherring, who later became the Chief physician of the Special Guardian Board….

Vasily N Dunkel 1838 – 1926

MoscowVasily N Dunkel 1838? – 1926? MD was a Russian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become a Physician at the Moscow Homeopathic Hospital,

Dunkel was present at the All Russian Homeopathic Congress, which was held in Russia from 20- 22 October 1913 in Saint Petersburg, where he read a paper on The Biological Bases of Homeopathy.

Dunkel was a colleague of Carl Bojanus, Brazol, Frenkel, Frohwein (Frovein), Lutsenko, P A Muchin, Constantin Franzovitsch Schvezkovsky, V U Shtrub (Strup), D S Trifonovskaya,

Dunkel practiced in Vilnius in 1911.

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Georg August Benjamin Schweikert 1774 – 1845

Georg August Benjamin Schweikert 1774 - 1848Georg August Benjamin Schweikert 1774 – 1845 was a German orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become the publisher of Newspaper The Homeopathic Science of Cure for Doctors and Lay Homeopaths, the President of the German Homeopathic Central Union of Homeopaths, and one of the founders of the Leipsig Homeopathic Hospital, and also of a homeopathic hospital in Moscow.

Schweikert was a student of of Samuel Hahnemann, and a colleague of Pierre Dufresne, Frantz Hartmann, Carl Haubold, Johan Joseph Wilhelm Lux, Moritz Wilhelm Mueller, Georg August Heinrich Muhlenbein, Friedrich Jakob Rummel, John Ernst Stapf, Johann Theuille, Karl Friedrich Gottfried Trinks, and many others. Continue reading Georg August Benjamin Schweikert 1774 – 1845

Martin Wilhelm von Mandt 1799 – 1858

Martin Mandt 1800 - 1858Martin Wilhelm von Mandt 1799 (1800) – 1858 was a German orthodox physician and a Professor at Greifswald, who converted to homeopathy and developed the Atomist System of medicine.

Mandt was awarded the Order of St. AnnaOrder of St. Anna,

Mandt was the homeopathic physician of Peter von Meyendorff and Robert Alexander Schumann, and Helene of Russia and Princess Charlotte of Prussia.

Mandt was also the Court Physician of Tsar Nicholas I, who ordered the translation of Martin Mandt’s pamphlet on homeopathy translated into Russian, and he had it distributed to all his hospital management administrators and staff physicians.

Tsar Nicholas I also established an Exemplar hospital with Martin Mandt in post, and this hospital functioned from 1853 – 1856, and Tsar Nicholas I also ordered that all medicine chests in the hospital be replaced by Mandt’s medicine chests.

‘… . Dr Mandt, the physician to the Czar Nicolas, is a homeopath: the vigorous Men Monarchs of Europe are beginning to find out what benefits the new medicine procures for those who adopt it… (Swedenborg Archive K124 [b] Letter dated 13.3.1855 from Garth Wilkinson to James John Wilkinson senior).’ James John Garth Wilkinson

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Michael von Bulmerincq 1822 – 1893

St. PetersburgSurgeon Major General Dr. Michael von Bulmerincq 1805 – 1893 was a Russian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy, to become the personal physician of the Minister of Treasury and *Duke Alexander of Wurttemberg and the Duchess of Wurttemberg.

In 1831, Michael Bulmerincq married Amalie (1805-91), the daughter of Carl Bernhard von Trinius, the nephew of Samuel Hahnemann, and Michael Bulmerincq was the co-editor of the collection of Carl Bernhard von Trinius’ poems published in 1848. Continue reading Michael von Bulmerincq 1822 – 1893

Nicholas Gabrilovich 1865 – 1941

Nicholas Gabrilovich 1865 - 1941Nicholas Gabrilovich 1865 – 1941 was a Russian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become a member of the St. Petersburg Society of Homeopathic Physicians, Vice President of the Liga Medicorum Homoeopathica Internationalis in the 1930s.

Gabrilovich ran a sanitorium in St. Petersberg, and it was due to Gabrilovich that the St. Petersburg Society of Homeopathic Physicians survived the Bolshevik revolution, as in 1923, he reconstucted it as the Leningrad Society of Homeopathic Doctors (Leningradskoe Obshchestvo vrachei gomeopatov or LOVG).

Gabrilovich was a colleague of L. Brazol, V. Ripke, A. Rogachevsky, G. Sidorenko and pharmacists B. Borel, D. Leont’ev, K. Solov’ev, A. Stsitnik, I. Stempleling and P. Shchedrin and many others.

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Count Nikolay Vladimirovich Adlerberg 1819 – 1892

Count Nikolay Vladimirovich Adlerberg 1819 – 1892 Russian Councilor of State, Chamberlain, governor of Taganrog, Simferopol and Finland.

Adlerberg introduced homeopathy to Helsinki in Finland, and he placed Eduard Von Grauvogl in Charge of homeopathy at the Helsingfors Military Hospital, and to lecture on homeopathy at the University of Helsingfors. Continue reading Count Nikolay Vladimirovich Adlerberg 1819 – 1892

Carl Bojanus senior 1818 – 1897

Carl Bojanus Senior 1818 – 1897 MD Moscow, was an orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become one of the first homeopaths in Russia, and a major homeopathic historian and biographer.

In 1887, Carl Bojanus Senior was elected a corresponding member of the Homeopathic Institute in 1887 at Saratoga SpringsCarl Bojanus Senior attended the World Homeopathic Congress in Chicago in 1893. (Anon, Transactions of the … Session of the American Institute of Homoeopathy, Volume 54, (American Institute of Homoeopathy., 1899 ). Pages 683 and 723).

In 1892, Carl Bojanus senior was in London where he met James John Garth Wilkinson. On 17th July 1892, Garth Wilkinson wrote to Rudolph Leonhard Tafel (1831-1893) from Holywell Lodge, Meads, Eastbourne: ‘… Dear Dr. Tafel, … I am here till Tuesday, when I return to town, and stay till Friday, when I again come here for a few days. Dr. Bojanus tells me he has seen you. I am deeply interested in the good Old Man… (Swedenborg Archives K125 [1] letter dated 17.7.1892 from Garth Wilkinson to Rudolph Leonhard Tafel)…‘ Carl Bojanus senior is listed in Swedenborg Archive Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson dated 1895 at Charming House, The Bank Highgate with a Luba Bojanus ?his wife or daughter, and in the Swedenborg Archive Address Book of James John Garth Wilkinson ‘Where is it’ dated 1.10.1892 at Samara in Russia.

Carl Bojanus Senior practiced in Moscow.

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