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Hermann Robert August Schridde

Born 1875
Died

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German pathologist, born 1875, Derneburg, Hannover.

Biography of Hermann Robert August Schridde

Hermann August Schridde studied at Marburg, Jena, Greifswald, and Erlangen, receiving his doctorate at the latter university in 1902. He came to the pathological institute at Marburg as assistant, and was habilitated there for pathological anatomy in 1905. From 1906 to 1911 he worked in Freiburg im Breisgau, becoming titular professor in 1911. In 1912 he became director of the pathological institute and the research institute for occupational and accident diseases in Dortmund.

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