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Fiodor Ignatjevich Pasternacki

Born 1845
Died 1902

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Russian physician, born 1845, Gouvernement Minsk; died August 7, 1902, on his estate in Gouvernement Minsk.

Biography of Fiodor Ignatjevich Pasternacki

Fiodor Ignatjevich Pasternacki studied in Kiev and subsequently entered military service. In 1882 he came to the academic diagnostic clinic in St. Petersburg as an assistant and was habilitated. He obtained his doctoral degree for internal medicine in 1888, becoming professor extraordinary in 1891, and in 1893 was appointed professor of hospital clinics at the military-medical academy.

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