Christian Bäumler was born at Buchau in Upper Franconia and went to school at Nuremberg. His medical training took place at Erlangen, Tübingen, Berlin, Prague, Vienna and Paris. He took the Erlangen degree of M.D. in 1860 and then obtained a junior appointment at the Erlangen Clinical Hospital. Bäumler spent the years 1863-1872 in London, where he was elected to the visiting staffs of the German Hospital, Dalston, and the City of London Hospital for Diseases of the Chest. After his return to Germany, he was made head of the Freiburg Clinical Hospital in 1875. He became professor of medicine at Erlangen and professor of clinical medicine at Freiburg. A number of his papers were translated and published in England. Bäumler, who retired in 1909, was Senior Fellow but one on the College List when he died in his ninety-eighth year.
G H Brown
[Times, 24 Nov. 1933]