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Ernst von Bergmann (1836-1907) German surgeon who introduced the sterilisation of surgical instruments. He was called to San Remo to examine the Prussian Crown Prince (1831-1888 - Emperor Frederick III of Germany, 1888) who was terminally ill with cancer of the larynx. Engraving from 'The Illustrated London News' (London, 24 December 1887).

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Ernst von Bergmann (1836-1907) German surgeon who introduced the sterilisation of surgical instruments.  He was called to San Remo to examine the Prussian Crown Prince (1831-1888 - Emperor Frederick III of Germany, 1888)  who was terminally ill with cancer of the larynx. Engraving from 'The Illustrated London News' (London, 24 December 1887).