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Siegmund Türk

Born  1867

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German-Swiss ophthalmologist, born January 14, 1867, Posen.

Biography of Siegmund Türk

Siegmund Türk studied in Berlin and Zürich, under G. Gutmann and Otto Haab (1850-1931). He became doctor of medicine in 1889, and was approbiert in 1890. From 1893 to he was 1896 an assistant at the university eye clinic in Zürich, and from 1896 eye physician in Berlin.

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