Halberstädter, Ludwig

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Halberstädter, Ludwig Gender: M
born on 9 December 1876 at 11:30 (= 11:30 AM )
Place Bytom, Poland, 50n22, 18e54
Timezone LMT m18e54 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Starkman
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 17°45' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 04°16 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 19°54'

Ludwig Halberstädter (at left, circa 1907)
photo: Unknown author, license cc-by-sa-4.0


German-Jewish radiologist who introduced radiation for ablation of the ovaries in 1905. In 1922 he obtained his habilitation for dermatology and radiation therapy in Berlin. Here he became director of the radiation department at the Instituts für Krebsforschung (Institute for Cancer Research), Berlin-Dahlem. In this capacity he used thorium as a treatment for cancer. In 1933 he emigrated from Nazi Germany to Palestine, where he became director of radiation therapy at the Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. He died in New York City on 20 August 1949 at age 72.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Starkman quotes birth certificate [ http://gen.scatteredmind.co.uk/show_person/105]"Vormittags um elf ein halb Uhr" (eleven-thirty AM)


  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work (Medical research mission)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator (Medical)
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher (Medical)
  • Vocation : Medical : Technician (Radiologist)