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Karl Wilhelm Clauberg

Born  1893
Died  1985

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Geman bacteriologist, 1893-1985.

Biography of Karl Wilhelm Clauberg

Karl Wilhelm Clauberg is not the same person as the Nazi gynaecologist Carl Clauberg. Though also a physician in Berlin at the time, Karl Wilhelm Clauberg resisted collaboration with the Nazis.

We thank Alexandra von Meier for information submitted. Karl Wilhelm Clauberg was her grandfather.

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