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Freund, Idalocked

(1863–1914)
  • Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie

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Freund, Ida (1863–1914), chemist, was born on 15 April 1863 in Austria; the names of her parents are unknown. Orphaned when she was very young, she was brought up by her maternal grandparents in Vienna. During her youth she lost a leg as a result of a cycling accident and the disease that followed. The artificial leg that replaced it was never very satisfactory. Throughout her life she moved about by means of a tricycle worked with her arms....

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