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Theodor Zwinger the Elder (1533–1588)

Zwinger, Theodor, the Elder (tsving’er) (Lat., Zwingerus, zwin-jē’rus). A famous Swiss physician and scholar; born at Basle, 1533; died there, 1588. He was professor of Greek at Basle (1565). He wrote ‘Theatre of Human Life’ (1565), a collection of anecdotes, etc.