Dr. Koch was awarded with the Nobel Prize in medicine in 1905 - for his invention of the cure for tuberculosis.
He died on May 27th, 1910 in Baden-Baden, Germany - four years before the outbreak of World War 1.
Dr. Robert Kochs house in
Mwanza was build by the German colonial administration, at that time, for
It really looks like a strong German castle of the past. Through a winding staircase, one can enter the interior large room and stand on the veranda with a nice view of the city of Mwanza. This imposing house was actually never used for medical research, but the British and Tanzanian governments used it for administration.
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