German physician and anthropologist; born at Berent, West Prussia, Aug. 29, 1832; educated at the gymnasium of his native town and at the universities of Vienna and Berlin (M.D. 1856). He practised in Neidenburg till 1863, when he removed to Danzig; but gave up his practise in 1892 upon his appointment as custos and librarian of the Anthropological Society of Berlin.
Lissauer has written several essays on medical and anthropological subjects, among which may be mentioned: "Zur Antipyretischen Behandlung des Typhus Abdominalis," in Virchow's "Archiv," liii.; "Ueber den Alkoholgehalt des Bieres," in "Berliner Klinische Wochenschrift," 1865; "Ueber das Eindringen von Canalgasen in die Wohnräume," in "Deutsche Vierteljahresschrift für Oeffentliche Gesundheitspflege," 1881; "Untersuchungen über die Sagittale Krümmung des Schädels," in "Archiv für Anthropologie," 1885, xv.; "Die Prähistorischen Denkmäler der Provinz West-Preussen," 1887; "Altertümer der Bronzezeit in der Provinz West-Preussen."
- Pagel, Biog. Lex. Vienna, 1901.