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Albert Dollinger

Born  1888

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German neuropsychiatrist, born November 16, 1888.

Biography of Albert Dollinger

Albert Dollinger went to the Ludwigs-Gymnasium and then studied 4 semesters in Munich, one in Wurzburg, one in Vienna and finnaly 4 in Berlin. When he described the Dollinger-Bielschowsky syndrome he was affiliated with the Kaiserin Auguste Victoria - Haus zur Bekämpfung der Säuglingssterblichkeit im Deutschen Reich.

We thank Patrick Jucker-Kupper, Switzerland, for information submitted.


  • Über Pneumokokkenmeningitis im Kindesalter. Medical thesis, Leipzig 1913.

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