Martin Roth

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For the museum director, see Martin Roth (museum director).

Professor Sir Martin Roth, FRS (6 November 1917, Budapest – 26 September 2006, Cambridge) was a British psychiatrist.[1]

He was Professor of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, 1977–85, then Professor Emeritus, and was a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge from 1977. He was one of the pioneers in developing Psychogeriatrics as a subspecialty.

Early life[edit]

Roth was born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary, on 6 November 1917.[2] He was the son of a synagogue cantor.[3]


Roth was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 1996.[3]


  1. ^ Kay, David (27 October 2006). "Obituary: Sir Martin Roth | Science | The Guardian 27 October 2006". London. Retrieved 2011-08-02. 
  2. ^ Wischik, Claude M. (19 October 2006). "Professor Sir Martin Roth". The Independent. Retrieved 22 March 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Professor Sir Martin Roth". The Daily Telegraph. 13 October 2006. Retrieved 22 March 2014.