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Franz Leopold Lafontaine

Franz Leopold Lafontaine
Franz Leopold Lafontaine
Born 14 January 1756
Died 12 December 1812
Nationality Germany
Occupation Surgeon
Known for Work on catarrh
Spouse(s) Maria Theresia Kornély

Franz Leopold Lafontaine with his wife Maria Theresia Kornély and daughters Zofia and Wiktoria

Franz Anton Leopold Lafontaine (14 January 1756 – 12 December 1812) was an eminent military surgeon. He was known as the editor of the first Polish medical journal and for his work on catarrh. He was the maternal grandfather of Princess Julia of Battenberg.


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  • Kierzek, Andrzej (2010). "Franciszek Leopold Lafontaine (1756–1812) and his work on catarrh". Otolaryngol Pol (in pol) (Poland) 64 (2): 118–21.  

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