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Kurt Mendel

Born 1874
Died 1946

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German neurologist, born January 27, 1874, Berlin-Pankow; died 1946.

Biography of Kurt Mendel

Kurt Mendel studied in Göttingen, Berlin, and Kiel, where he obtained his doctorate in 1897. 1899-1907 he worked in the policlinic and clinic of Emanuel Mendel (1839-1907) in Berlin, and settled as a nerve physician.

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