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German neurologist, born November 17, 1868, Liggersdorf in Hohenzollern, Württemberg; died August 22, 1918, Munich.


  • Vergleichende Lokalisationslehre der Grosshirnrinde in ihren Principien, dargestellt auf grund des Zellenbaues.
    Leipzig, Johann Ambrosius Barth Verlag, 1909. 2nd edition, 1925.
    English translation by Laurence J. Garey: Localisation in the Cerebral Cortex by Korbinian Brodmann. Smith-Gordon, 1994; new impression: Imperial College Press, 1999.
· Biography in Deutsche Irrenärzte, Berlin, 1924, volume 2, page 308.

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