Clemens Hampe 1802 - 1882
May 29, 2009
Clemens Hampe 1802 - 1882 was an Austrian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become physician to Prince Lichtenstein, and one of the editors of the Oestrerreiche Zeitschrift für Homëopathie.
Clemens Hampe was also an entymologist, and and he was a member of the Transylvanian Society for Geography, and the Zoological Botanical Society in Vienna.
In 1839, Hampe began to publish, firstly an essay on pneumonia, he then began to edit the Oestrerreiche Zeitschrift für Homëopathie, alongside Friedrich Wilhelm Karl Fleischmann, Philipp Anton Watzke, and Franz Wurmb.
Hampe was a colleague of was a colleague of Archhorn, Joseph Attomyr, Friedrich Wilhelm Karl Fleischmann, Frohlich, Gaspar, Adolph Heinrich Gerstel, Landersmann, Low, Matthias Marenzeller, Clotar Moriz Mueller, Schaflin, George Schmid, A Schmidt, Schwarz, Tedesko, Viet, Walter, Philipp Anton Watzke, Franz Wurmb, Wurstl, and many others.
Clemens Hampe, who died on 20 July 1884, was personal physician of the ruling Prince Liechtenstein. He was born in 1802 in Elbe, between Usti and Tetsehen in Bohemia, where his father, who was a mill owner was born.
Later he graduated from high schools and completed his medical studies at the University of Vienna, the Philosophical Faculty in Prague.
As a young doctor, he accompanied the Count Nicolaus Eszterhazy to Transylvania, where he first practiced homeopathy, which he continued in Vienna, and later he became a physician to Prince of Liechtenstein, in which position he remained until his death.
His entomological work which limited itself to new species was published in the Archives des Vereines für Siebenbürgische Landeskunde, and he was a member of the Transylvanian Society for Geography, and the Zoological Botanical Society in Vienna.