Justine Siegemund

Justine Siegemund, or Siegemundin, was a Silesian midwife. Her obstetrical book, Court Midwife, was the first German medical text written by a woman. Wikipedia

  • Born:  Justine Diettrich, December 26, 1636, Rohnstock, Lower Silesia, (now Roztoka, Poland)
  • Died:  November 10, 1705, Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia
  • Nationality:  German-Silesian
  • Occupation:  Midwife
  • Known for:  The Court Midwife (1690)
  • Spouse(s):  Christian Siegemund
  • Children:  None
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo