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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia
Russian physician; born in 1762. He studied at London in 1789; practised medicine in Hasenpoth, Courland, Russia; became district physician in Shawli, government of Wilna; was subsequently appointed inspector of various military hospitals in Lithuania; and in 1809 was made chief surgeon of the hospital of Slonim. He also received the title of court councilor; practised at Mitau in 1810-11; and then settled in Moscow. He has published: "Gründe für die Inokulation; dem Lithauischen Landvolke Gewidmet," Mitau, 1799; "Observations sur l'Enterrement Prématuré des Juifs," Mitau, 1799; and a German translation of this last, under the title "Bemerkungen über das Frühe Beerdigen der Jüdischen Leichen," Mitau, 1802; "Medicinisch-Chirurgische Beobachtungen in den Kriegshospitälern zu Kobrin und Slonim Gesammelt," n. d.; and "Behandlung eines Epidemischen Wurmfiebers, das im Jahr 1796 in Kurland Herrschte," in Hufeland's "Journal für Praktische Arzneikunde," 1797, 4:4, No. 5.
- Recke and Napierski, Allgemeines Schriftsteller und Gelehrten-Lexikon der Provinzen Liev-, Esth- und Kurland, vol. i, s., Mitau, 1827;
- R. Wunderbar, Gesch. der Juden in den Provinzen Liv- und Kurland, pp. 66-67;
- ib. 1853, where "Bernard" is given as "Bernhard."
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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Bernard, Abraham'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tje/​b/bernard-abraham.html. 1901.