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Family background and life of the anthropologist Gustav Schwalbe (1844-1916)

Gustav Schwalbe was the 1.8.1844 Born in Quedlinburg. His father, the physician Gustav Ferdinand, Albert died when Gustav was only two years old. No sooner had the family overcome this blow, was the next disaster. A fire at the 18.3.1849 brought the family to almost the entire I. So the family came from Caroline Swallow, the sister of the deceased under. After school decided to swallow a medical school record and he spent his first semester (Winter 1862/63) in Berlin, where his brother Bernhard studied natural sciences.[...]