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Robert Franz Landolt

Born  1913
Died  2008

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Swiss paediatrician, born December 14, 1913, Zürich; died October 20, 2008.

Biography of Robert Franz Landolt

Robert Franz Landolt is the son of Ernst Landolt. He grew up in Zurich where he studied medicine, except for a foreign semester 1936/1937 in Berlin. He graduated in 1938. In 1949 he finished his specialisation in pediatrics. In the spring of this year Landolt was put in charge of the small children's ward then created in the departement of Internal Medicine of the cantonal hospital of Chur. In 1967 a paediatric clinic was created in Chur and Landolt was appointed head of the departement. He retired in 1981. He was married to Anny née Hatz (1915-2007)

We thank Patrick Jucker-Kupper, Switzerland, for information submitted.


  • Der Verlauf der Akkomodationskurve des Nerven bei Verwendung linear ansteigender Reizströme. Zürich, 1941.
    (Offprint from Pflügers Archiv für die gesamte Physiologie des Menschen und der Tiere, 1941, 245: 89-111) [Medical thesis Zurich, with curriculum vitae] Biographical
  • Who¹s who in medicine.
    Edition Austria ­ Germany ­ Switzerland. 3rd edition, Ottobrunn, 1976: 199.
  • Zum Jubiläum : 50 Jahre Rätisches Kantons- und Regionalspital Chur : 1941 bis 1991.
    Chur : Rätisches Kantons- und Regionalspital, 1991: 8, 23.

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