- NAME: Rudolf Virchow
- OCCUPATION: Academic, Doctor, Political Leader, Biologist
- BIRTH DATE: October 13, 1821
- DEATH DATE: September 05, 1902
- EDUCATION: Prussian Military Academy
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Schivelbein, Pomerania, Prussia, Poland
- PLACE OF DEATH: Berlin, Germany
- Full Name: Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow
- Nickname: Father of Pathology
- AKA: Rudolf Karl Virchow
- AKA: Rudolph Carl Virchow
- AKA: Rudolph Ludwig Carl Virchow
- AKA: Rudolf Virchow
- AKA: Rudolph Virchow
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Rudolf Virchow was a 19th century German pathologist and politician known for his significant findings in social medicine.
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Rudolf Virchow was a German doctor, pathologist and anthropologist well-known for his achievements in developing the cell theory. Credited as the "Father of Pathology," Virchow went on to make several advancements in public health. In 1869, he founded the German Society for Physical Anthropology, Ethnology and Prehistory.
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