August Bier

August Bier

August Karl Gustav Bier (24 November 1861, Bad Arolsen–12 March 1949, Sauen) was a German surgeon. He was the first to perform spinal anesthesia and intravenous regional anesthesia. After professorships in Greifswald and Bonn, Bier became Geheimrat Professor of Surgery and Chief Surgeon at the Charité - Universitätsmedizin in Berlin.

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... The title of Geheimrat was bestowed upon Bier by German Emperor Wilhelm II ... On 24 November 1936, Bier received the Eagle Shield of the German Reich ... On 30 January 1938, Bier became one of only nine people to have received the German National Prize for Art and Science, an award created by Adolf Hitler that year as a replacement for the Nobel ...

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