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German pathologist Julius Hallervorden (1882-1965)

Hallervorden was a former member of the Nazi Party (ie, the National Socialist German Workers' Party) who had knowingly performed much of his research on the brains of executed prisoners and participated in the action T4 euthanasia program. (Kondziella D. Thirty neurological eponyms associated with the Nazi era. Eur Neurol 2009;62[1]:56-64). Photograph from Wermacht identification card issued March 1935. (Source: Wikimedia Commons. Public domain. Restored by Dr. Douglas J Lanska.)

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