DR. MAVRO SACHS (1817.–1888.) – PRVI MEDICINSKI DOCENT ZAGREBAČKOGA SVEUČILIŠTA
Mavro Sachs (Jánosháza, Hungary, 1817 – Rijeka, 1888.) was a Zagreb student since 1828. In 1846 he graduated in medicine from the University of Vienna and returned to Zagreb to be the city physician. In 1849, he started to teach forensic medicine at the School of Law of the Royal Academy of Sciences in Zagreb and continued teaching the same subject at the Zagreb University Faculty of Law in the capacity of docent (corresponds to lecturer in the British system). He also taught medical law at pharmaceutical studies of Zagreb University. From 1855 to 1860, he presided over the Jewish Community of Zagreb.
Key words: history of medicine, 19th century, biography, Croatia, Mavro Sachs