George Otto Emil Lignac
Dutch pathologist, 1891-1954.
Biography of George Otto Emil Lignac
George Otto Emil Lignac Lignac was the son of a civil servant in the Indonesia. He studied medicine at Leiden, and then returned to the Dutch east Indies to teach pathology in Batavia, then the name of the capital of this largest Dutch colony. He went back to the Netherlands, however, and in 1934 he succeeded Nicolas Philip Tendeloo (1864-) as professor of pathology at Leiden.
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