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Paul Schober

Born  1865
Died  1943

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German physician, born March 11, 1865, Stuttgart; died August 22, 1943.

Biography of Paul Schober

Paul Schober studied in Tübingen, Berlin and Strassburg, where he passed the state examination in 1890. He then worked as a physician in Tübingen and other places in southern Germany, and for period he was a ship's physician with the Deutsche Ostafrika-Linie (German East Africa Line). In 1896 he qualified as a physician in France and then settled in Paris. In 1914 Schober left Paris to become a staff physician in Stuttgart as well as medical officer in charge of a camp for French prisoners of war. From 1816 to 1933 he was a state balneologist and head of the state spa administration in Wildbad.


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    Stuttgart, Ferdinand Enke, 1898. 3rd edition 1921. 4th edition 1931 German-French medical dictionary with forewords from Albert Villaret (1847-1911) and Léon Lereboullet (1842-1914).

  • Wildbad und seine Heilquellen: für Kurgäste, Ärzte und Freunde der Natur.
    Stuttgart 1920. 2nd edition 1930.
  • Klinik des chronischen Rheumatismus. Ein Buch für die Praxis. Stuttgart 1933.
  • Isidor Fischer (1869-1943), publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte der letzten fünfzig Jahre.
    Berlin – Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1932.
  • W. Keitel:
    Ein Mann mit eigenen ansichten – Paul Schober (1865-1943).
    Zeitschrift für Rheumatologie, 2007, 66 (2): 157-162.
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We thank Patrick Jucker-Kupper, Switzerland, for information submitted.

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