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Hans Asperger

Austrian pediatrician, medical theorist, and medical professor

Hans Asperger (February 18, 1906 – October 21, 1980) was an Austrian doctor of children. Asperger syndrome (AS) was named after him. He was born in Vienna and died in Vienna. Asperger studied medicine at the University of Vienna under Franz Hamburger. He married in 1935 and had five children.