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Ludwig Bruns

Born  1858
Died  1916

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German neurologist, born June 25, 1858, Hannover; died November 9, 1916.

Biography of Ludwig Bruns

Ludwig Bruns was educated in Göttingen and Munich from 1877 to 1892. For a period he devoted his efforts to opthalmology, then changed to neurology. He was subsequently at first assistant at the provincial lunatic asylum in Nietleben, under Julius Eduard Hitzig (1838-1907), from 1895 he was at the newly established psychiatric and nerve clinic in Halle, later in Berlin and Paris, before settling in Hannover. He was active as a contributor to various medical journals.


  • Die Geschwülste des Nervensystems.
    Berlin, 1897; 2nd edition, 1907.
  • Die Hysterie im Kindesalter.
    In: Slg Abh Nervenkrkh; Halle an der Saale, 1897.
  • Die traumatischen Neurosen. Vienna, 1901.
  • Handbuch der Nervenkrankheiten im Kindesalter.
    With August Cramer (1860-1912). Berlin, 1912.
  • List of works in Archiv für Psychiatrie, Berlin, 1917, 57: 548.

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