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Wilhelm Frederick von Ludwig

German physician


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Wilhelm Frederick von Ludwig was a German physician known for his 1836 publication on the condition now known as Ludwig's angina.Early life Ludwig was born in Uhlbach in the state of Württemberg. His father was a clergyman and served as his childhood teacher. At the age of 10, he was sent to attend the Latin school at Markgröningen. Ludwig showed promise in medicine at an early age, and at 14, he went to Neuenburg to continue his classical studies while beginning to study medicine under a surgeon. Ludwig received a certificate of proficiency in 1807, whereupon he went on to study surgery, medicine, and obstetrics at the University of Tübingen. His performance was so exemplary that he was awarded a gold medal by King Frederick I in 1809—before graduating—for the advancement of surgery. In July 1811, Ludwig received his doctorate.

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University of Tübingen

Public research university located in the city of Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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#464 World Rank