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January 1953

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AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1953;49(1):110-115. doi:10.1001/archopht.1953.00920020113011

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A Birthday Message  WHEN I offered to submit a few remarks to the Editor of the Archives about Prof. Karl Lindner, whose seventieth birthday the ophthalmological world has good cause to celebrate this January, I was delighted that, as one of his oldest American friends, the opportunity was granted me.Karl Lindner was born in Vienna on Jan. 19, 1883. He attended the Medical School at the University of Vienna, studied in Paris in the winter of 1905-1906, and took his degree in Vienna in 1907. His ophthalmological training was obtained at the eye clinic of Prof. Ernst Fuchs. He was granted the Welz-Graefe award for 1911 to 1913 by the German Ophthalmological Society in Heidelberg for fundamental investigations on trachoma. In 1916 he assumed the duties of a university lecturer in ophthalmology at the University of Vienna. He was at that time Professor Fuchs's assistant and

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