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Haehl, Richard M. (1873 – 1932)

Richard Haehl MD (15 December 1873 – 7 February 1932), a German orthodox physician from Stuttgart and Kirchheim who converted to homeopathy, traveled to America to study homeopathy at the Hahnemann College of Philadelphia. He [...]

Haehl, Richard M. (1873 – 1932)2022-08-07T10:45:49+00:00

Hempel, Charles Julius (1811 – 1879)

Charles Julius Hempel M.D. (5 September 1811 – 24 September 1879) was a major translator of homeopathic books into the English language, and Chair of Materia Medica and Therapeutics in the Homœopathic Medical College of [...]

Hempel, Charles Julius (1811 – 1879)2022-09-05T09:51:44+00:00

Lippe, Adolph (1812 – 1888)

Adolph Graf zur Lippe Biesterfeld Weissenfeld M.D. (11 May 1812 – 23 January 1888) was a singular homeopath and one of the first graduates of homeopathy in America. Lippe taught alongside Constantine Hering at the [...]

Lippe, Adolph (1812 – 1888)2022-09-15T21:00:21+00:00

Allen, Henry Chileab (1836 – 1909)

Henry Chileab Allen M. D. (2 October 1836 – 22 January 1909) was Professor of Diseases of the Skin and Miasmatics and founder of the Hering Medical College, City Physician at the Baptist Hospital and [...]

Allen, Henry Chileab (1836 – 1909)2022-08-05T09:34:44+00:00

Hering, Constantine (1800 – 1880)

Constantine J. Hering (1 January 1800 – 23 July 1880) was the ‘father of American Homeopathy’, known for his “Law of Cure” which remains a guiding principle for modern homeopathy. Hering originally set out to [...]

Hering, Constantine (1800 – 1880)2022-09-05T00:37:22+00:00

Swan, Samuel (1814 – 1893)

Samuel Swan M.D. (4 July 1814 – 17 October 1893) was an American musician who, after being introduced to homeopathy, subsequently changed careers to become a noted homeopathic medical doctor. Swan was responsible for proving [...]

Swan, Samuel (1814 – 1893)2022-08-29T19:06:44+00:00

Wild, Edward Augustus (1825 – 1891)

Brigadier General (Dr.) Edward Augustus Wild (1825 – 1891) was the son of homeopath Dr. Charles Wild (1795 – 1864). Edward Wild studied at Harvard College and at Jefferson Medical College and joined the Massachusetts [...]

Wild, Edward Augustus (1825 – 1891)2022-08-07T10:51:55+00:00

Angell, Henry Clay (1829 – 1911)

Henry Clay Angell MD (27 January 1829 – 28 May 1911) was a noted Boston ophthalmologist. Angell graduated from the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1852, briefly setting up in practice with German homeopathic [...]

Angell, Henry Clay (1829 – 1911)2022-08-05T09:35:53+00:00

Gage, Matilda Electa Joslyn (1826 – 1898)

Matilda Electa Joslyn Gage (24 March 1826 – 18 March 1898) ‘… was a suffragist, a Native American activist, an abolitionist, a freethinker, and a prolific author, who was “born with a hatred of oppression” Gage’s [...]

Gage, Matilda Electa Joslyn (1826 – 1898)2022-08-04T10:48:42+00:00

Anthony, Susan Brownell (1820 – 1906)

Susan Brownell Anthony (15 February 1820 – 13 March 1906) was a prominent supporter of homeopathy, forming the National Women Suffrage Association and supporting abolitionism and she spoke out forcefully on behalf of homeopathy all [...]

Anthony, Susan Brownell (1820 – 1906)2022-08-05T09:36:34+00:00

Helmuth, William Tod (1833 – 1902)

William Tod Helmuth MD (30 October 1833 – 15 May 1902) was professor of surgery, dean of the faculty and a trustee of the New York Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital. Helmuth wrote one of [...]

Helmuth, William Tod (1833 – 1902)2022-08-07T10:52:35+00:00

Garfield, James A. (1831 – 1881)

James A Garfield (1831 – 1881), twentieth President of the United States, was surrounded by support from homeopaths and he was an advocate of homeopathy all his life. Garfield’s first cousin Silas A. Boynton was [...]

Garfield, James A. (1831 – 1881)2022-08-07T10:53:05+00:00

Fuller, Solomon Carter (1872 – 1953)

Solomon Carter Fuller, M.D. (1 August 1872 – 16 January 1953) was a Liberian neurologist, psychiatrist and professor who was educated at the Homeopathic Boston University Medical College. Fuller spent much of his career working [...]

Fuller, Solomon Carter (1872 – 1953)2022-08-07T10:53:14+00:00

Menninger, Charles Frederick (1862 – 1953)

Charles Frederick Menninger MD (1862 – 1953) founded the Menninger Clinic in Texas. Menninger originally trained as a homeopath and in 1889 graduated from the Hahnemann Medical College in Chicago. After receiving a second MD [...]

Menninger, Charles Frederick (1862 – 1953)2022-08-07T10:53:42+00:00