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Gustav Eckstein

Gustav Eckstein

American scientist and writer
Gustav Eckstein
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Intro American scientist and writer
Was Philosopher Scientist
From United States of America
Type Philosophy Science
Gender male
Birth 1890, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Death 23 September 1981 (aged 91 years)
Peoplepill ID gustav-eckstein
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Biography

Gustav Eckstein was an American medical doctor, writer, scientist, teacher and philosopher.

Biography

Eckstein was born on 26 October 1890 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Some of his books included

  • In Peace Japan Breeds War (1927)
  • Noguchi (1931) - a biography on Hideyo Noguchi - Japanese-American microbiologist
  • Lives (1932)
  • Kettle (1933)
  • Everyday Miracle (1934)
  • Hokusai (1935)
  • Canary (1936)
  • Christmas Eve (1938)
  • Friends of Mine (containing Lives and Canary) (1942)
  • The Pet Shop (1944) and
  • The Body Has a Head (1969), a best-seller.

He died in 1981.

In popular culture

The character of Prof. Metz in Kaufman and Hart's 1939 play The Man Who Came to Dinner is based on Eckstein, only with cockroaches in the place of canaries.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 23 Apr 2021. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://www.nytimes.com/1981/09/25/obituaries/gustav-eckstein-psychologist.html
https://isni.org/isni/0000000114698452
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n84803816
http://data.bibliotheken.nl/id/thes/p06772051X
https://viaf.org/viaf/28490548
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n84803816
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