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Friedrich von Korányi - bibliography

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Biography

Hungarian physician, born December 20, 1828, Nagy-Kálló; died 1913.

Bibliography

  • Über Milzbrand und Rotzkrankheit.
    In: Franz Freiherr von Pitha (1810-1875) and Theodor Billroth (1829-1894): Handbuch der allgemeinen und speciellen Chirurgie. 1865.
  • Die Lungenkrankheiten. In: Albert Eulenburg (1840-1917): Real-Encyclopädie der gesammten Heilkunde. Vienna, 1880-1883.

  • Zoonosen.
    In: Carl Wilhelm Hermann Nothnagel (1841-1905), et al, publisher: Handbuch der speciellen Pathologie und Therapie. Vienna, 1894-1905, 24 volumes. Biographical:
  • J. Pagel, publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon hervorragender Ärzte des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts.
    Urban & Schwarzenberg, Berlin and Vienna, 1901. Page 90.
  • August Hirsch, publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte aller Zeiten und Völker.
    Urban & Schwarzenberg. 2nd edition. Berlin, 1929. Volume 3: 586.

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