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Basil Ellenbogen

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Nationality  British
Died  January 26, 1996
Occupation  Consultant physician
Spouse  Marianne Strauss
Religion  Jewish
Name  Basil Ellenbogen

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Full Name  Basil Katzenellenbogen
Education  Liverpool Collegiate School
Parent(s)  Max Katzenellenbogen Gertrude Hamburg
Relatives  Gershon Ellenbogen (brother) Kate Whiteman (niece)

Alma mater  University of Liverpool

Basil Kazen Ellenbogen (22 December 1917 - 26 January 1996) was a British Army officer and consultant physician.


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Early life

Ellenbogen was born Basil Katzenellenbogen in Liverpool, the son of Max Katzenellenbogen and Gertrude Hamburg. His brother was the barrister and author Gershon Ellenbogen. He was educated at Liverpool Collegiate School and Liverpool University, where he studied medicine, graduating in 1941.

Selected publications

  • A Therapeutic Index, by Clarence Montague Miller and Basil Kazen Ellenbogen (1955)
  • Personal life

    He met his future wife, the author Marianne Strauss (died December 1996), in Düsseldorf, when he was a Captain in the British Army attached to the occupying forces after World War II. They spent the rest of their lives in Liverpool.

    He was much more Orthodox in his Judaism than his wife, whose parents had only been irregular visitors to the synagogue.

    They had two children.


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