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Heinrich Vogt

Born 1875
Died 1936

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German neurologist, born April 23, 1875, Regensburg; died 1936, Bad Pyrmont.

Biography of Heinrich Vogt

Heinrich Vogt

Vogt was habilitated for neurology in 1901 and became professor of psychiatry at Göttingen in 1907. In 1909 he moved to the University of Frankfurt as director of the department of psychiatry at the Senckenberg Institute. In 1911 he became director of a neurological sanatorium at Wiesbaden.

In 1925 he surprised his colleagues by moving to Bad Pyrmont, a spa, where he commenced practice as a medical hydrologist. He later founded a research institute of balneology at Breslau and edited a journal on the subject. When Breslau after the was incorporated into Poland, becoming Wroclav, he returned to Bad Pyrmont, where he died in 1957.

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