Ten fun facts about Keisuke Ito
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He started practicing medicine at the age of 18.
After his book was published at the age of 27, he published 17 books total.
In 1827, he traveled to Nagasaki to study the field of botany.
In 1852, after being asked to review the current smallpox vaccinations, he founded a method of vaccination in Japan for smallpox.Fact 5
In 1901, when he passed away at the age of 98, he became the president of the University of Tokyo.Fact 6
His suggestion of creating a medical school helped found Nagoya University.Fact 7
In 1888 he received his Doctorate in Science and was a professor at the University of Tokyo.Fact 8
Ito's father was also a physician.Fact 9
One of his important pieces if the "Taisei honzo meiso", which introduces the Linnean plant classification system.Fact 10
During the 1820's, he studied under Philipp Franz von Siebold. Go to more people facts ❯
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