n South African Journal of Surgery - Eugen Schmid (30 July 1927 - 12 August 2012) : obituaries

Volume 50, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5151



Eugen Ulrich Schmid was born on 30 July 1927, the youngest of 5 children of a devoted Lutheran family. After a happy childhood in South-West Africa (now Namibia), he left for Pretoria where he qualified as a medical doctor in 1952. After an extended period in private practice in his home country, he returned to Pretoria where he obtained his master's degree in surgery before he entered the missionary field.

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