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Wolfgang Rotter - bibliography

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Biography

German pathologist, born September 17, 2010; died July 10, 2000.

Bibliography

  • Werner Groß und Gert Preiser:
    Die Plakette der Medizinischen Fakultät der Universität Frankfurt am Main.
    Hildesheim 1990, 168 pages.
    Frankfurter Beiträge zur Geschichte, Theorie und Ethik der Medizin. Volume 12.
    Senckenbergisches Institut für Geschichte der Medizin,
    Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
    Dieser Band enthält Biographien von:
    Paul Ehrlich, Benno Elkan, Martin Elsässer, Oskar Gans, Bruno Hauff, Karl Herxheimer, Karl Kleist, Ludwig Landmann, Boris Rajewski, Kurt Riezler, Wolfgang Rotter, Hans Schlossberger, Ludwig Seitz, Sir William R. Smith, Otto Voss, Carl Weigert.

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