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Alfons Maria Jakob

German neurologist

Alfons Maria Jakob (2 July 1884, Aschaffenburg/Bavaria–17 October 1931, Hamburg) was a German neurologist who worked in the field of neuropathology. He was one of the scientists who discovered Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

Alfons Maria Jakob
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Alfons Maria Jakob (1884-1931)
Born2 July 1884
Died17 October 1931 (aged 47)
Cause of deathAbscess and paralytic ileus
NationalityGerman
Known forneuropathology
Scientific career
FieldsNeurology