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Hansen

[hahn-suh n] /ˈhɑn sən/
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1.
Peter Andreas
[pee-tuh r ahn-dree-ahs] /ˈpi tər ɑnˈdri ɑs/ (Show IPA),
1795–1874, Danish astronomer.
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Hansen Han·sen (hān'sən, hän'-), Gerhard Henrik Armauer. 1746-1845.

Norwegian physician and bacteriologist who discovered (1869) the leprosy bacillus.

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