Duka, Theodore


M.D. 24.6.1853 by examination.


Born 24.6.1825 at Dukapaln, Hungary.


Studied St George’s hospital and Paris.

M.R.C.S.Eng. 1853.

Assistant surgeon, Indian Medical Service, Bengal 1854. Surgeon major 1873. Retired 1877. [Doctor]

Took part in Hungarian Revolution 1848.

Fellow of the Hungarian Academy of sciences. Knight of the Iron Crown.


An address on tropical medicine. Delivered at the Eighth International Congress of Hygiene and Demography, Budapest, 1894. (Hertford: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 1894).

Life and works of Alexander Csoma de Körös (London: Trübner, 1885)


Died 5.5.1908 at Bournemouth.


  • D.G. Crawford, Roll of the Indian Medical Service, 1615-1930 (London, 1930) B1623
  • Lancet 1908 i 1520
  • College Echoes 30/31 p264
  • In Memoriam Theodore Duka (1825-1908), by M. Aurel Stein. A lecture read before the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, October 27, 1913. (Privately printed, 1914.