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Henry Haber

Born 1900
Died 1962

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Austrian-English dermatologist, born 1900; died July 8, 1962. His original name ws Heinrich Haber.

Biography of Henry Haber

Henry Haber studied dermatology in Prague with professor Karl Kreibich (1869-1932). He came to England as a refugee in 1939 and became a clinical assistant at St. John’s Hospital, London, where he earned himself a considerable reputation as a teacher.

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