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Ballin, Ada Sarah (1862–1906), magazine editor and proprietor, and writer on health, was born on 4 May 1862 at 47 Woburn Place, Bloomsbury, London, first of the three children of Isaac Ballin (c.1811–1897), merchant, and his wife, Annie, née Moss. She was brought up in a Jewish home and educated privately before attending ...

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Fry, John [formerly Jack Freitag] (1922–1994), general practitioner and medical author, was born on 16 June 1922 in Lublin, Poland, the eldest son of Anczel Freitag (1896–1972), a young chemical engineer, and his wife, Basia, née Mintzman (1897–1979). The family was Jewish. In 1925 ...

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Pagel, Walter Traugott Ulrich (1898–1983), medical historian and pathologist, was born on 12 November 1898 in Berlin, the youngest son of five children of Julius Leopold Pagel (1851–1912), an eminent medical historian and physician, and his wife, Marie, née Labaschin (d. 1909)...

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Singer, Charles Joseph (1876–1960), historian of medicine and science, was born on 2 November 1876 at 22 Brunswick Square, Camberwell, London, the fifth child and fourth son of Simeon Singer (1848–1906), headmaster of Jews' College School and minister of Borough New Synagogue, and his wife, ...

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Singer [née Cohen], Dorothea Waley (1882–1964), historian of medicine and philanthropist, was born on 17 December 1882, the second daughter of Nathaniel Louis Cohen (d. 1913), stockbroker, and his wife, Julia M. Waley. She took a general arts course at Queen's College, London...