Frederic Lewy

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Frederic Lewy
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Dr. Lewy, c. 1920
Born Friedrich Heinrich Lewy
January 28, 1885
Berlin, Germany
Died October 5, 1950 (aged 65)
Haverford, Pennsylvania
Resting place Haverford Friends, Haverford, PA
Occupation Neurologist
Known for Lewy bodies

Frederic Henry Lewey[1] (born Friedrich Heinrich Lewy, January 28, 1885 - October 5, 1950) was a Jewish German-born American neurologist. He is best known for the discovery of Lewy bodies.

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  1. He is consistently referred to as "Lewy", although he changed his names during his years in the U.S, ending up with "Lewey".