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Alois Bednar

Born 1816
Died 1888

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Austrian paediatrician, born July 3, 1816, Potterstein, Bohemia; died January 28, 1888, Vienna.

Biography of Alois Bednar

Alois Bednar was a famous Viennese paediatrician, chief physician at the city orphanage and associate professor (Dozent) at the University of Vienna. He died from a stroke.

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