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A. Ya. LINKBERG

A. LINKBERG, USSR Surgeon. Doctor of Medicine Science since 1929; Professor; Head, Chair of Faculty Surgery, since 1938; Dean, Medical Faculty, Tartu University, since 1955; Honorary Physician of Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1946. Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1961; Estonia Supreme Soviet Presidium's Scroll of Honor.

Background

  • LINKBERG, A. was born in 1899.

  • Education

    • 1925 graduated Medical Faculty, Tartu University.

    Career

    • Helped found Tartu Society of Physicians, of which he was several times elected Chairman. 1929 on science mission in Austria, Germany and France. Organized reconstruction of medical fac., university clinics and municipal public health services whose work was disrupted by World War II.

      1948 and 1957 elected Deputy, Tartu City Soviet. Author of numerous works on gastric surgery, comparative methods of antisepsis and problems of general surgery. 1925-1938 Assistant, then lecturer, Tartu University.

      For several years was Director, Tartu Clinics Board.

    Religion

    Religion gets people to believe something untrue.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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