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Friedrich Christoph Pelizaeus

Born 1851-04-03
Died 1942-08-11

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German neurologist, born April 3, 1851, Rietberg Kreis Wiedenbrück; died August 11, 1942, Kassel.

Biography of Friedrich Christoph Pelizaeus

Friedrich Christoph Pelizaeus was conferred doctor of medicine on December 19, 1874. He was a balneologist and he worked in Nassau an der Lahn, Ilmenau, Kreischa and Bad Oeynhausen.

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