Knud Pontoppidan (1853 – 1916) was a Danish psychiatrist and coroner. He was the brother of writer and Nobel Prize Laureate Henrik Pontoppidan. He was involved in a notable conflict with writer and feminist Amalie Skram in 1895, which received considerable press coverage and had influence on the subsequent treatment of psychiatric patients in Denmark.
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