Malta (1973 SG 512)
Giuseppi Barth (1745 - 1818) was
an anatomist born in Malta. He was also an ophthalmologist. He was
appointed professor of the Ophthalmological School in Vienna by Empress
Maria Theresa. Among his patients was Empress Maria Theresa's son, the
future Joseph II. He was given the title of Imperial Councillor and Oculist
to His Majesty.