Adam Zamenhof

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Adam Zamenhof
Born 1888
Died 1940 (aged 51–52)
Nationality Polish
Fields ophthalmologist
Influences Ludwik Zamenhof

Adam Zamenhof (1888 – 29 January 1940) was a Jewish-Polish physician known for his work on ophthalmology and was the son of L. L. Zamenhof, the inventor of Esperanto. During World War II, 6 September 1939, he was head of the Starozakonnych Hospital in Warsaw, and its director. On 1 October 1939 Zamenhof was arrested and sent to the camp in Palmiry, where he was later shot.[1]

Adam and his wife Wanda were the parents of Louis-Christophe Zaleski-Zamenhof.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wincewicz, Andrzej; Sulkowska Mariola; Lieberman E James; Bakunowicz Lazarczyk Alina; Sulkowski Stanislaw (Feb 2009). "Dr Adam Zamenhof (1888-1940) and his insight into ophthalmology". Journal of Medical Biography (England) 17 (1): 18–22. doi:10.1258/jmb.2008.008037. ISSN 0967-7720. PMID 19190194.