- Category : 1857-births
- Type : PE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Small (12,35)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Planning 4
German-Austrian pediatrician and a professor at universities in Graz and Vienna. He discovered the bacterium Escherichia coli, which was named after him in 1919, and determined its properties.
Escherich became renowned in 1903 when he founded the Säuglingsschutz (Infant Defence Society) and started a high-profile campaign for breastfeeding. He died in Vienna on 15 February 1911, aged 53.