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.
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