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Bruno Fleischer

Born  1874
Died  1965

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German ophthalmologist, born May 2, 1874, Stuttgart; died 1965.

Biography of Bruno Fleischer

Bruno Fleischer attended the universities of Tübingen, Geneva, and Berlin, obtaining his doctorate in Tübingen in 1898. He was assistant at the eye clinic in that town and in 1904 was habilitated for ophthalmology, becoming extraordinary professor in 1909. In 1920 he was called to The Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg as ordinarius, holding this tenure until 1951.

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