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Otto Veraguth

Born 1870
Died 1944

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Swiss neurologist, born May 13, 1870, Thusis; died December 17, 1944.

Biography of Otto Veraguth

Otto Veraguth graduated from the gymnasium in Chur in 1892. He studied at Zurich, where he received his doctorate in 1898. He was habilitated for neurology in 1900, and in 1918 became professor extraordinary of physical therapy.

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