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Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Schleip

Born 1872

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German physician, born December 22, 1872, Freiburg im Breisgau.

Biography of Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Schleip

Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Schleip attended the university of his native town and in Kiel, spending his internship and period as assistant 1898-1909 in Kiel as well as in Hamburg. He obtained his doctorate at Freiburg in 1898. He was habilitated for internal medicine at Freiburg in 1903, 1909-1919 was chief physician at the German hospital in Constantinople and later lived in Freiburg.

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