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Undated - Philipp Franz Balthasar von Siebold (1796-1866) was a German physician. He emerged as the first European to teach Western medicine in Japan. He was sent to Dejima, the artificial island next to Nagasaki, in June 28, 1823 and he invited Japanese scientists to show them the marvels of western science, learning in return through them much about the Japanese and their customs. Photo by Kingendai Photo Library/AFLO)

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German Physician, Philipp Franz Balthasar von Siebold (1796-1866)
Undated - Philipp Franz Balthasar von Siebold (1796-1866) was a German physician. He emerged as the first European to teach Western medicine in Japan. He was sent to Dejima, the artificial island next to Nagasaki, in June 28, 1823 and he invited Japanese scientists to show them the marvels of western science, learning in return through them much about the Japanese and their customs. Photo by Kingendai Photo Library/AFLO)

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Date 15 Sep 2010
Location: Japan
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