Edinger, Ludwig

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Name
Edinger, Ludwig Gender: M
born on 13 April 1855 at 11:30 (= 11:30 AM )
Place Essen, Germany, 51n28, 7e01
Timezone LMT m7e01 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 22°57' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 10°38 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 06°20'



Ludwig Edinger (1909)

Biography

German anatomist, neurologist and co-founder of the University of Frankfurt, credited with coining the terms "gnosis" and "praxis". These terms were later used in psychological descriptions of agnosia and apraxia. Also, he was the first to describe the ventral and dorsal spinocerebellar tracts and to distinguish the paleocerebellum from the neocerebellum. In 1914 he was appointed the first German professor of neurology.

Edinger died suddenly on 26 January 1918 in Frankfurt of a heart attack.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science file quotes Gauquelin.

Categories

  • Vocation : Education : Administrator
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician
  • Vocation : Science : Biology