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Ernst Arnold Passow

Born  1888-10-17
Died  1966-03-26

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German ophthalmologist, Born October 17, 1888, Gotha; died March 26, 1966, Herrsching.

Biography of Ernst Arnold Passow

Ernst Arnold Passow was professor at the University of Würzburg. He was the son of Adolf Carl Passow (1859-1926), professor at Heidelberg and head of the ear clinic at the Berlin Charité.

We thank Michael Passow, doctor of medicine, for correcting errors in the original entry and supplying some more information.

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