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Johann Henning Waldenström

Born 1877
Died 1972

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Swedish surgeon, born August 14, 1877, Uppsala; died 1972.

Biography of Johann Henning Waldenström

Johann Henning Waldenström studied at Uppsala and Stockholm, receiving hos doctorate from the latter university in 1910. He was Dosent of orthopaedic surgery at Stockholm.

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