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Walter Hadorn

Born 1898
Died 1986

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Swiss physician, born 1898; died July 29, 1986. Bern.

Biography of Walter Hadorn

Walter Hadorn was professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Bern, Switzerland.

We thank Hanspeter Witschi, MD, for correcting the year of Hadorn's death.

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