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date: 27 January 2021

Samelson, Adolphuslocked

(1817–1888)
  • Joan Mottram

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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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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)