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Mark Warnecke

Mark Warnecke is SwimDoc

Mark Warnecke (born 15 February 1970 in Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German former breaststroke swimmer who, at age 35, won the world title in the 50 m breaststroke at the 2005 World Aquatics Championships in Montreal. That made him the oldest swimming world champion since 1971. He started for the German swimming club SG Essen.

After his “Abitur” he studied economical informatics and after a stay in hospital he got more interested in medicine and worked in traumatic surgery after his studies in Bochum University Hospital. Continue reading Mark Warnecke

Sabine Bergmann-Pohl

Sabine Bergmann-Pohl is PoliticDoc

Sabine Bergmann-Pohl (née Schulz; born 20 April 1946) is a German doctor and politician. A member of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU), she was president of the People’s Chamber of East Germany from April to October 1990. As such, she served as acting head of state of East Germany until its merger into West Germany in October. After the reunification of Germany, she served in the government of Chancellor Helmut Kohl.

 

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Uwe Tellkamp

Uwe Tellkamp is WriterDoc

Uwe Tellkamp (born October 28, 1968 in Dresden, East Germany) is a German writer and physician. He practised medicine until 2004. Before the fall of communism, he was enlisted in the National People’s Army as a tank commander and imprisoned when he refused to break up a demonstration in October 1989.[1] Until the fall of the German Democratic Republic shortly after, he was prohibited from studying medicine. Continue reading Uwe Tellkamp

Monika Hauser

Monika Hauser is AlternativeNobelPrizeDoc!

Monika Hauser (born 24 May 1959 in Thal, Switzerland)[1] is a Swiss-born Italian physician gynecologist and humanitarian. She spent her youth in the Swiss village of Thal, Saint Gallen, in German Switzerland, before continuing her medical studies in Innsbruck, Austria.  At the conclusion of her medical studies, she spent 15 years in Cologne, Germany, and this is where she began working on behalf of female victims of violence in warzones. To this end, she travelled to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Afghanistan, Congo, Liberia and Israel, with the organisation Medica Mondiale, which she founded. Continue reading Monika Hauser