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Hans Heinrich Georg Queckenstedt

Born  1876
Died  1918

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German neurologist, born 1876, Leipzig-Reudnitz; died 1918.

Biography of Hans Heinrich Georg Queckenstedt

Hans Heinrich Georg Queckenstedt graduated from the University of Leipzig in 1900. He subsequently worked under Sigbert Josef Maria Ganser (1853-1931). After obtaining his doctorate in 1904, he went to Rostock to work with professor Friedrich Martius (1850-1923). He was habilitated as a Privatdozent in 1913. During World War I he was chief of the army medical service in Harburg near Hamburg.

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