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Lauren Vedder Ackerman

Born 1905-03-12
Died -07-27

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American phsycian, born March 12, 1905, Auburn, Cayuga, New York; died July 27, 1993.

Biography of Lauren Vedder Ackerman

Lauren Vedder Ackermann, Washington University, St.Louis.
Some believe "his" was the tumour biopsied by Sir Morel McKenzie (1837-1892) and reported on by Rudolf Virchow as benign. The tumour killed the liberal German emperor Friedrich II and led to the accession of Wilhelm I to the German throne, probably changing the course of history.

We thank J. G Ribot MD for information submitted.

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