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Carl Mau

Born  1880
Died  1954

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German orthopaedist, 1880-1958.

Biography of Carl Mau

In 1934 Mau was appointed the first director of the University Orthopaedic Clinic at Hamburg-Eppendorf. In 1938 he turned down an invitation to Münster, and that year obtained a personal professorship at Hamburg-Eppendorf. During the spring of 1947 he was suspended by the British Military Government. In 1948 he was in charge of the rebuilding of the roentgen department of the clinic. Carl Mau died in a car accident in 1958.

We thank Andre Trombeta for information submitted.


  • Grundriss der Orthopädie. Nölke, 1947. 241 pages. Biographical wetc:
  • M. Brandes:
    [Carl Mau, surgeon, 60th anniversary.] [Article in German]
    Zeitschrift für Orthopädie und ihre Grenzgebiete, Stuttgart, 1950, 79 (4): 609-611.
    According to Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, Mau was born in 1880.
  • K. Lindemann:
    [In memoriam Carl Mau.] [Article in German]
    Zeitschrift für Orthopädie und ihre Grenzgebiete, Stuttgart, 1959, 91 (1): 1-
  • K.-D. Tgomann and M. Rauschmann:
    Orthopäden und Patienten unter der nationalsozialistischen Diktatur
    Der Orthopäde, October 2001, 30 (10): 696-711.

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