Max Nonne

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Max Nonne (13 January 1861, Hamburg – 12 August 1959, Hamburg) was a German neurologist.

Hamburg City in Germany

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Max Nonne received his early education at the Gelehrtenschule des Johanneums in Hamburg, and later studied medicine at the universities of Heidelberg, Freiburg, and Berlin, obtaining his doctorate in 1884. [1] After graduation, he served as an assistant in the Heidelberg medical clinic under Wilhelm Heinrich Erb (1840-1921) and in the surgical clinic in Kiel under Johannes Friedrich August von Esmarch (1823-1908), then in 1889 returned to Hamburg as a neurologist. During the same year, he became head physician in the department of internal medicine at the Red Cross Hospital. In 1896 he was appointed director of neurology at Eppendorf Hospital, Hamburg.

Gelehrtenschule des Johanneums grammar school in Hamburg, Germany

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University of Freiburg Public research university in Freiburg, Germany

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Wilhelm Heinrich Erb German neurologist

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Nonne became a titular professor of neurology in 1913, and in 1919 began teaching classes in neurology at the newly founded University of Hamburg, where in 1925 he became professor ordinarius. Here he worked with Alfons Maria Jakob (1884-1931).

University of Hamburg university in Hamburg, Germany

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Alfons Maria Jakob German neurologist

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Max Nonne was one of the four physicians asked to investigate Vladimir Ilich Lenin during the Russian leaders' final disease.

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Associated eponyms

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Selected writings


  1. Nonne, Max In: Neue Deutsche Biographie (NDB). Band 19, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1999, ISBN   3-428-00200-8, S. 333–335.
  2. Who Named It (bibliography)

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