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Friedrich (Fritz) Hartmann

Born 1871
Died 1937

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German physician, born November 2, 1871; died 1937.

Biography of Friedrich (Fritz) Hartmann

Friedrich Hartmann studied at Graz, where he obtained his doctorate in 1896 and worked as assistant in the nervous clinic. He was habilitated for neurology at Graz in 1902, becoming titular professor 1906, ausserordentlicher professor 1907, and in 1907 was appointed director of the university clinic for nervous diseases, being appointed full professor in 1911.

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