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STEINBACH, JOSEF:

Austrian physician; born at Fünfkirchen, Hungary, Jan. 3, 1850. Educated at the gymnasium of his native town and at the University of Vienna (M.D. 1875), he acted for a short time as assistant physician at the university hospital, and in 1876 was appointed surgeon in the navy, resigning the latter position in 1881. After a postgraduate course at the University of Vienna he established himself as gynecologist in Franzensbad.

Steinbach has published the following belletristic, works: "Heimatsklänge," Leipsic, 1882; "Uebersetzung von J. Kiss' Gedichten," Vienna, 1886; and "Eigenes und Fremdes," ib. 1888. Since 1886 he has been associate editor with G. A. Egger of the "Oesterreichisch-Ungarische Badezeitung." He has contributed several essays to professional journals, and is the author of "Die Stellung der Militärärzte im Oesterreichisch-Ungarischen Heeresverbande."

Bibliography:
  • Eisner, Das Geistige Wien, vols. i. and ii., Vienna, 1893.
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