Julius Pagel

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Julius Leopold Pagel

Julius Leopold Pagel (born  May 29, 1851 in Pollnow / Hinterpommern , †  January 30, 1912 in Berlin ) was a German doctor and medical historian.


Julius Pagel studied medicine in Berlin . His teachers included E. Du Bois-Reymond , Rudolf Virchow and August Hirsch . After receiving his doctorate in 1875 with a thesis on the history of the Göttingen medical school in the 18th century , he first worked as a doctor for the Berlin city administration and established himself as a general practitioner in the city in 1876. In addition, he researched and taught history of medicine. He completed his habilitation in the history of medicine in 1891 . In 1898 Pagel was appointed adjunct professor at the Friedrich Wilhelms University . From 1901 he was an associate professor. In 1902 Ernst Schweninger received the chair in the history of medicine, which had been vacant since 1894 and had been hoped for by Pagel.

Julius Pagel was a member of the Wednesday Society .

His son Walter Pagel (1898–1983) was also a doctor (pathologist) and medical historian.

Fonts (selection)

  • as editor: The anatomy of Heinrich von Mondeville . Based on a manuscript in the Royal Library of Berlin from 1304. Berlin 1889.
  • as publisher: Life, teaching and achievements of Heinrich von Mondeville (Hermondaville). A contribution to the history of anatomy and surgery, Part I: The surgery of Heinrich von Mondeville (Hermondaville), based on Berlin, Erfurt and Paris codices for the first time - together with a treatise on synonyms and a glossary by Moritz Steinschneider - ed. by Julius Pagel. Berlin 1892.
  • as editor: The areolae of Johannes de Sancto Amando (13th century). A contribution to the literary history of drug theory in the Middle Ages. Reimer, Berlin 1893, urn : nbn: de: hbz: 061: 2-31928 .
  • as publisher: The Concordanciae of Johannes de Sancto Amando, published for the first time after a Berlin and two Erfurt manuscripts. together with an addendum on the Concordanciae of Petrus de Sancto Floro. Berlin 1894.
    • Supplements to the "Concordanciae of Johannes de Sancto Amando". From the Concordanciae of Petrus de Sancto Floro (14th century). In: Julius Leopold Pagel: New literary contributions to medieval medicine. (Festschrift Moritz Steinschneider) Berlin 1896, pp. 1–120.
  • New literary contributions to medieval medicine . Reimer, Berlin 1896, urn : nbn: de: hbz: 061: 2-14206 .
  • The development of medicine in Berlin from the earliest times to the present: a historical sketch; Declaration for the members and participants of the 15th Congress for Internal Medicine . Bergmann, Wiesbaden 1897.
  • Introduction to the history of medicine . Karger, Berlin 1898.
  • as editor: Biographical lexicon of outstanding doctors of the nineteenth century . Urban & Schwarzenberg, Berlin and Vienna 1901; unchanged reprint Basel and Munich 1989.
  • as ed. with Max Neuburger : Handbuch der Geschichte der Medizin. 3 volumes, Fischer, Jena 1902–1905.
  • Chronological tables on the history of medicine . Hirschwald, Berlin 1908.


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Individual evidence

  1. ^ Heinz Goerke:  Pagel, Julius. In: New German Biography (NDB). Volume 19, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1999, ISBN 3-428-00200-8 , p. 759 ( digitized version ).