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Baum, John David (1940–1999), paediatrician, was born at 28 Loveday Street, Birmingham, on 23 July 1940 to Isidor Baum (d. 1980), a gown manufacturer's traveller, and his wife, Mary, née Rosenberg (d. 1974), both immigrants from eastern Europe. He had three elder brothers and one younger sister, all of whom developed medical or scientific careers. ...

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Borchardt, Louis (1816/17–1883), paediatrician, was born at Landesberg an der Warthe, in Brandenburg, East Prussia, of Jewish parents. He was educated at schools in his native town and at Berlin University. After graduating MD in 1838 he practised in Zörbich and subsequently in ...

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Sir Ludwig Guttmann (1899–1980) by unknown photographer, 1977 © UPPA/Photoshot

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Guttmann, Sir Ludwig (1899–1980), neurosurgeon, was born on 3 July 1899 in Tost, Upper Silesia, into a Jewish family, the first born, and the only son, among the four children of Bernhard Guttmann, an innkeeper and distiller, and his wife, Dorothea, daughter of ...

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Rose, Frank Clifford (1926–2012), neurologist, was born Frank Rosenberg on 29 August 1926 at 40 Raven Row, Whitechapel, London, the youngest of the seven surviving children of Jacob Rosenberg, bicycle dealer, and his wife, Clara, née Wald. His parents had emigrated from north-east Romania...

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Samelson, Adolphus (1817–1888), ophthalmic surgeon, was born on 6 September 1817 in Berlin to Jewish parents; his father, whose forename is unknown, died in 1830 and his mother, born Maria Ann Hartog, lived to an advanced age. Samelson was educated in the Berlin Gymnasium...

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Semon, Sir Felix (1849–1921), laryngologist, was born on 8 December 1849 at Danzig, Germany, the elder son of Simon Joseph Semon, stockbroker, of Berlin, and his wife, Henrietta, née Aschenheim. His medical studies began at Heidelberg, but were interrupted by the Franco-Prussian War (1870–71), in which he served as a volunteer in the ...

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Sir Felix Semon (1849–1921) by Sir Hubert von Herkomer, 1906 by kind permission of the Royal Society of Medicine, London

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Sequeira, James Harry (1865–1948), dermatologist specializing in the treatment of venereal diseases, was born on 2 October 1865 at 34 Leman Street, Whitechapel, London, the son of James Scott Sequeira, a surgeon, and his wife, Maria Rosina Rackwitz. His forebears were said to have been physicians for six generations originating in ...

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Wolff, Otto Herbert (1920–2010), paediatrician, was born in Hamburg on 10 January 1920, the younger son of Herbert Arnold Jacob Wolff (1887–1962), a medical practitioner who had been born in Manchester of a German father and who therefore held dual British and German nationality, and his English wife, ...

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Zangwill, Oliver Louis (1913–1987), a founder of neuropsychology, was born on 29 October 1913 in East Preston, Sussex, the second son and youngest of three children in the family of Israel Zangwill (1864–1926), the Anglo-Jewish literary and political figure, and his wife, Edith Ayrton (1875–1945)...