Aschoff, Ludwig

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Aschoff, Ludwig Gender: M
born on 10 January 1866 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )
Place Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21
Timezone LMT m13e21 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Müller
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 20°06' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 07°23 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 07°36'

Ludwig Aschoff


German physician and pathologist. He is considered to be one of the most influential pathologists of the early 20th century and is regarded as the most important German pathologist after Rudolf Virchow.

Aschoff was interested in the pathology and pathophysiology of the heart. He discovered nodules in the myocardium present during rheumatic fever, the so-called Aschoff bodies.

Together with Sunao Tawara he discovered and described the atrioventricular node (AV node, Aschoff-Tawara node).

He died 24 June 1942, Freiburg im Breisgau.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Arno Müller, vol 2


  • Vocation : Medical : Physician
  • Vocation : Medical : Other Medical Vocations (pathologist)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Famous : Other Famous (discoverer)