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SELIGMANN, LEOPOLD, RITTER VON:

Austrian army surgeon; born at Nikolsburg Jan. 18, 1815; brother of Franz Romeo Seligmann. He received his education at the gymnasium of his native town and at the University of Vienna, taking the medico-surgical course at the Joseph-Akademie (M.D. 1843). He was appointed assistant surgeon in the army in 1843, and surgeon in 1855, after the revolution in Italy. He took part in the wars of 1859 and 1866, both in Italy; from 1868 to 1876 he was attached to the Ministry of War at Vienna; he became surgeon-major in 1871, and resigned in 1876, with the rank of lieutenant-colonel.

Besides his essays in the professional journals Seligmann has written "Gemeinnützige Auszüge aus den Sanitätsvorschriften zum Selbstuntericht für Reserveärzte," 1873.

Bibliography:
  • Eisenberg, Das Geistige Wien, ii., Vienna, 1893.
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