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Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen
Gerhard Hendrik Armauer Hansen

Gerhard Hendrik Armauer Hansen (July 29, 1841 - February 12, 1912) was a Norwegian doctor. He is famous for discovering the bacteria that causes leprosy in 1873. That disease is also called Hansen's disease in his honour.

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