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date: 24 February 2021

Semon, Sir Felixlocked

  • F. de H. Hall
  • , revised by Neil Weir


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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