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Franz Büchner

Franz Büchner (20 January 1895 – 9 March 1991) was a prominent German pathologist of the 20th century. Born in Boppard in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, Büchner studied medicine and natural sciences at the University of Gießen, graduating 1921. He began his career as a pathologist at the University of Freiburg, under famous pathologist Ludwig Aschoff and wrote his habilitation thesis on the diagnosis and development of gastric cancer. In 1933, he became director of the Institute for Pathology at the Friedrichshain Hospital in Berlin and in 1934 he began teaching as a professor at the University of Berlin. Büchner returned to Freiburg in 1936 to head the Institute of Pathology at the university, a position he held until his retirement in 1963.

Franz Büchner did not only make a name for himself for his research on the role of hypoxia in congenital malformations, but also for his public criticism of the Nazi euthanasia program. In November, 1941, Büchner held a speech at the University of Freiburg criticizing the program. It is one of the few known occasions of a prominent physician speaking out against these practices. Later in life, Büchner also became a staunch critic of abortion.

Büchner was awarded with several medals for his work, including the Order of St. Gregory the Great, the Paracelsus Medal of the German medical establishment, and the Romano Guardini Prize as well as several honorary doctorates. He died in 1991 in Freiburg im Breisgau.

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Some of their strengths

Franz Büchner has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Energetic, Adventurous, Generous, Artistic, Altruistic, Independent, and Easygoing.

Idealistic and Altruistic

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Franz Büchner is someone who is an idealist and an altruist who possesses an innovative, intellectual, and analytical mind, and who approaches life in an optimistic and easygoing manner. A person who is ambitious and motivated.

Charming and Sophisticated

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Franz Büchner well know them as someone who can be classy, glamorous, and worldly, like jewelry.

Active and Ambitious

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Franz Büchner as someone who is active, ambitious, bold, and courageous.

A person who is driven and organized, is wise with money, who knows how to tell a good story, likes physical activity, and who loves learning.

Charismatic and Playful

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Franz Büchner is someone who is used to being the center of attention, and who has a playful approach to dealing with life.

They are also someone who is calm, comforting, and stable, and who loves stability and being a good friend and loyal partner.

Altruistic and Innovative

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Franz Büchner tends to be someone who sacrifices things for the good of others and wants to do "good" in the world. Who is often thought of as an innovator or rebel who thrives when trying to chase a breakthrough of some sort, who has a clear and sound mind, and who can be charming and sociable.

Some of Franz Büchner's challenges

While Franz Büchner has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Franz Büchner can be Impulsive, Stubborn, Pleasure-seeking, Rebellious, Emotionally Distant, Careless, and Idle.

Rebellious and Emotionally Distant

One of Franz Büchner's key challenges is that they are someone who can be rebellious and emotionally distant.

Franz Büchner must also exercise caution as they can be short-tempered and aggressive, and can have difficulty dealing with responsibility, authority, or criticism.

Impulsive and Aggressive

Franz Büchner is someone who can be impulsive, aggressive, and confrontational, can have difficulty listening to others, be moody and high strung, have conflict with authority figures, be too judgmental of others, and who can be overindulgent and extravagant.

Serious and Callous

Finally, Franz Büchner also can be too giving, come across as too "high and mighty", and can have a hard time expressing feelings.

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