|born on||20 October 1897 at 00:45 (= 12:45 AM )|
|Place||Hochneukirch (Nordrhein-Westf.), Germany, 51n06, 6e27|
|Timezone||MET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||26°52' 09°30 Asc. 18°41'|
German doctor, journalist and writer.
Peter Bamm volunteeered for military service in World War I, after which he studied medicine and sinology. As a ship's doctor he travelled the world a great deal before eventually settling in Berlin.
During World War II he served as a military doctor on the Russian Front, and later described his experiences in the book "Die Unsichtbare Flagge" (The Invisible Flag). After the war he travelled for study purposes between 1952 and 1957 in the Near and Middle East, after which he wrote as a journalist and feature writer for a number of Berlin newspapers.
Peter Bamm published many journalistic pieces, many of them extremely witty and ironic. He also wrote scientific and medical essays, culture-historical travel books and an autobiography.
In 1960 Bamm was awarded the Paracelsus Medal of the German Medical Association.
He died 30 March 1975, Zollikon, Switzerland.
Arno Müller, vol 2
- Vocation : Medical : Physician
- Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
- Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction