Hansen

[ hahn-suh n ]
/ ˈhɑn sən /

noun

Pe·ter An·dre·as [pee-tuhr ahn-dree-ahs] /ˈpi tər ɑnˈdri ɑs/,1795–1874, Danish astronomer.

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Hansen
[ hănsən, hän- ]
Gerhard Henrik Armauer 1746-1845

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