Gottlieb Heinrich Bergmann
German psychiatrist, born June 12, 1781, Erichshagen near Nienburg an der Weser; died October 29, 1861.
Biography of Gottlieb Heinrich Bergmann
Gottlieb Heinrich Bergmann studied at Göttingen an received his doctorate there in 1804. He was employed at the Zuchthaus (penitentiary) in Celle, and from 1832 was Medicinalrath in Hildesheim, Hofrath and director of the mental institution established in the St. Michaelis monastery in 1827. At the time of his death in 1861 he had been retired from this field of work for some years.
What is an eponym?
An eponym is a word derived from the name of a person, whether real or fictional. A medical eponym is thus
any word related to medicine, whose name is derived from a person.
What is Whonamedit?
Whonamedit.com is a biographical dictionary of medical eponyms.
It is our ambition to present a complete survey of all medical phenomena named for a person,
with a biography of that person.
Whonamedit? does not give medical advice.
This survey of medical eponyms and the persons behind them is meant as a general interest site only.
No information found here must under any circumstances be used for medical purposes, diagnostically,
therapeutically or otherwise. If you, or anybody close to you, is affected, or believe to be
affected, by any condition mentioned here: see a doctor.