Otto Loewi, 1873-1961

@article{Dale1962OttoL1,
  title={Otto Loewi, 1873-1961},
  author={Henry Dale},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  year={1962},
  pages={67 - 89}
}
  • H. Dale
  • Published 1 November 1962
  • Education
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
Otto Loewi, born on 3 June 1873, in Frankfurt am Main, was the son of Jakob Loewi, a wine-merchant of that city, by his wife, Anna Willstaedter. Throughout his life Otto retained very happy memories of his childhood and schooldays. For the nine years from 1881 to 1890 he attended in Frankfurt a Gymnasium of the old style, in which the studies were centred on the classical languages—Latin being studied for the whole nine and Greek for the six later years. He accepted for himself the not… 
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