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Emil Pins

Born  1845
Died  1913

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Austrian internist, born April 15, 1845, Lemberg, Galizien; died June 12, 1913, Vienna.

Biography of Emil Pins

Emil Pins attended the University of Vienna, receiving his doctorate in 1873. Following his hospital service in the Allgemeines Krankenhaus, where he was also assistant to the otologist Adam Politzer (1835-1920), he settled as a practitioner in Vienna.

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