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Guarinonius, Hippolyt#

Guarinoni(us), Hippolyt, b. Trento (Italy), Nov. 18, 1571, d. Hall in Tirol, May 31, 1654, polyhistorian, author of popular literature, personal physician to Emperor Ferdinand II in Prague, from 1607 monastery physician and town physician in Hall, pioneered public health and pastoral medicine, advocated public piety. Architect of St. Karl's church in Volders. Described the mineral springs of Eggerdach and Volders.

Works#

Die Grewel der Verwuestung menschl. Geschlechts, 1610; Pestilentz-Guardien, 1612; Hydrooenogamia, 1640.

Literature#

G. W. Schreiber, H. G., ein Vorkaempfer moderner Hygiene und seine Beziehung zum Spitalswesen des 17. Jh., doctoral thesis, Munich 1946; A. Doerrer et al. (publ.), H. G., zur 300. Wiederkehr seines Todestages, 1954 (Schlern-Schriften 126); E. Locher (ed.), H. G. im interkulturellen Kontext seiner Zeit, 1995.