HEALTH RESORT OPATIJA AND ITS HEADMASTER PROFESSOR JULIUS GLAX (1846 –1922)

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HEALTH RESORT OPATIJA AND ITS HEADMASTER PROFESSOR JULIUS GLAX (1846 –1922)

Authors
Publisher
Croatian scientific society for the history of health culture; [email protected]
Keywords
  • Climate
  • History Of Medicine
  • 20Th Century
  • Povijest Medicine
  • Xix. I Xx. StoljećE
  • Abbazia/Opatija
  • Julius Glax
  • Klimatsko LječIlišTe
  • Zdravstveno LječIlišTe
  • Kupke
  • 19Th
  • Resort
  • Health Resort
  • Sea Bath

Abstract

This article presents professor Julius Glax as one of the leading figures in the development of Opatija 'into a health and seaside resort. In Opatija he was a practicing physician, head physician of Southern Railways sanatoriums, head physician of the Austrian society White Cross, member of Opatija health resort commission, chairman of various societies, and author of professional articles and books. As the director of the health resort in Opatija (1899-1919), he supervised all management and logistics necessary for the development of this seaside settlement into a Austrian Nice.

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