September 14, 2008

Semmelweis University, Budapest

One of the best universities in Budapest is the Semmelweiss University named after another world famous Hungarian Ignatz Philipp Semmelweiss. His name had become synonymous with being the 'savior of mothers'. If you want to know why, read the brief summary of his life.

7 comments:

GrandmaK said...

What a beautiful bit of art and architecture. Wow! Cathy

Janice Thomson said...

Beautiful architecture again Isadora - love the buildings where you live. How strange this man died of the very thing he'd found a cure for.

Hilda said...

Wow, what a magnificent building! I can almost see university dons walking around in their togas.

Luke Wiley said...

Beautiful building front!

Laurie said...

SO many gorgeous buildings in Budapest -- this is no exception. Wow.

Thanks for the interesting info the namesake. I had not learned of him before.

Malyss said...

Buildings seem to be so beautyful in your town! and history and art are there at each corner of the streets! How interesting!

marley said...

What a stunning building. Very striking!