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Karl Bonhoeffer

Born  1868
Died  1948

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German psychiatrist, born Marc 31, 1868, Neresheim, Württemberg; died 1948, Berlin.

Biography of Karl Bonhoeffer

Karl Bonhoeffer attended the faculties of Tübingen, Berlin, and Munich. He received his doctorate in Tübingen in 1892 and was habilitated for psychiatry in Breslau in 1897. In 1903 he accepted an invitation to become ordinarius in Königsberg, in 1904 in Heidelberg, and, the same year, to Breslau, and in 1912 to Berlin.

The Karl-Bonhoeffer-Nervenklinik in Krankenhaus Reinickendorf, Berlin, is named for him.


  • Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der grosstädtischen Bettel- und Vagabundentums. Berlin, 1900.

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