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Pierre Abrami

Born 1879-07-01
Died 1943

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French physician, born July 1, 1879, Constantinople; died 1943.

Biography of Pierre Abrami

Pierre Abrami studied at the University of Paris, where he received his medical doctorate in 1910. He was appointed Médecin des hôpitaux in 1913 and became a collaborator of Georges Fernand Isidore Widal (1862-1929).

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