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Felix Jacob Marchand

Born  1846
Died  1928

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German physician, born October 22, 1846, Halle an der Saale; died February 4, 1928, Leipzig.

Biography of Felix Jacob Marchand

Felix Jacob Marchand was the son of Richard Felix Marchand (1813-1850), ordinarius of chemistry in Halle. He entered the military-surgical academy in Berlin, receiving his doctorate there in 1870. He was first active as a military physician, in 1876 became assistant at the pathological institute in Halle, where he was habilitated for pathological anatomy in 1879. That same year he went to Breslau, 1881 to Giessen as ordinarius, 1883 to Marburg, and in 1900 to Leipzig, where he worked until he was emerited in 1921.

Marchand succeeded Ernst Ziegler (1849-1905) as editor of the latter's Beiträge zur pathologischen Anatomie und zur allgemeinen Pathologie.


  • Die Morphologie des Stirnlappens und der Insel der Anthropomorphen.
    Arbeiten aus dem pathologische Institut zu Marburg. Volume 2 H. 1. Jena, 1893.

  • Ueber sogenannten “decidualen” Geschwülste im Anschluss an normale Geburt, Abort, Blasenmole und Extrauterineschwanegrschaft.
    Monatsschrift für Geburtskunde und Frauenkrankheiten, Berlin, 1895; 1: 419-438, 513-562.

  • Der Prozess der Wundheilung.
    Deutsche Chirurgie, Volume 16. Stuttgart, 1901.

  • Über Gehirnzystizerken. Sammlung klinischer Vorträge; Leipzig, 1904.

  • Das pathologische Institut der Universität Leipzig.
    Arbeiten aus dem pathologische Institut zu Leipzig, H. 3. Leipzig, 1903.

  • Ueber die Entzündung. Medizinische Klinik, München, 1911, 7: 1921-1927.

  • Handbuch der allgemeinen Pathologie. With Ludolf Krehl (1861-). Leipzig, 1915.

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