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Leon Konrad Glinski

Born 1870
Died 1918

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Polish physician, born February 15, 1870, Gorzkowice, gouvernement Piotrków in Russian Pland; died July 7, 1918, Krakow.

Biography of Leon Konrad Glinski

Leon Konrad Glinski studied in Warsaw and
Krakow, where he became an assistant under Thaddaeus Browics (1847-1928). Here he was habilitated for pathological anatomy in 1904, becoming titular professor in 1909 and professor extraordinary in 1913.

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