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This is the great grandfather of my daughters pediatrician whom also has the same name.


Bókay John's time. ( Igló , 1822 . May 18 - Budapest , 1884 . Oct. 20 ) Hungarian physician and surgeon, doctor, eye doctor, professor, pediatrics, professor of modern Hungarian pediatric medicine creator, Budapest Stephania poor children's hospital chief medical royal Administrator, the third share. Crown Iron Knight, a Hungarian medical book publishing company vice president and director of the national central védhimlőoltó.

Pediatrics at the beginning of his career not only in child mortality, a variety of children's diseases and epidemics had megvívnia, but many of paediatrics as a separate field also questioned the legitimacy of. The hospital was soon sick children, "the center" has become the foundation that is not only a progressive run, but the poor children of Pest is hardly paid anything. However, social collaboration, wealthy and charitable citizens' donations has been recovered to set up hospitals in the Pest Poor Children's Hospital, a director officially in 1852 . On 15 February he was appointed. 1861 in the Budapest medical faculty of paediatrics in private, in 1867 was extraordinary, 1874 - while in ordinary public and became a teacher.

The compromise , after 1868 was established the National Public Health Council had been appointed, the board of the Hungarian medical and health organizations was the main principle. Between 1868 and 1874, the Metropolitan Medical Society held the post of president, in addition to the Hungarian medical publishing company vice president and board members. Enjoying the esteem of his colleagues John Balassa narrowest circle of friends became a member of the medical circle, which is home to medical history-writing "Budapest medical school" as a mention. This round of the national health neoabszolutizmus when he developed a complete reform of medical education in preparing for the renewal of the 1876th annual public health law principles. The national smallpox vaccine nationwide leader as an influence on the epidemic prevention work developed, for many years directed the "National Central Védhimlőintézetet." 1872 . Jan. 22 at the royal councilor, in 1872 . February 2, paediatrics, learning a retired regular teacher was appointed.

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  • Date Taken: 2009-07-31
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