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Hedwig Ehrlich (Pinkus)

Birthdate: (84)
Birthplace: Neustadt, Upper Silesia, Prussia
Death: December 21, 1948 (84)
New York, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Josef Pinkus and Auguste Fränkel
Wife of Paul Ehrlich, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1908
Mother of Stefanie Schwerin and Marianne Olga Landau
Sister of Ernst Leopold Pinkus; Olga Pinkus and Max Pinkus

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About Hedwig Ehrlich

Ehrlich’s name was a household word in Germany until the Nazis came to power when they persecuted his widow and confiscated his property. Professor Sir Almoth Wright, a pupil of Ehrlich’s, arranged for Burroughs Wellcome to provide an income for her to live comfortably until her death.

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Hedwig Ehrlich's Timeline

June 30, 1864
Neustadt, Upper Silesia, Prussia
August 19, 1884
Age 20
Berlin, Germany
January 23, 1886
Age 21
Berlin, Germany
December 21, 1948
Age 84
New York, New York, United States