Plaque

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Erection date: 2013

Inscription

Ludwig Wittgenstein, 1889 - 1951, pre-eminent Viennese philosopher & mathematician, worked incognito at Guy's Hospital pharmacy as drugs porter and ointment maker, 1941 - 1942.
Memorial donated by Guy's John Fry Group 2013. 

Site: Fry and Wittgenstein at Guy's Hospital (2 memorials)

SE1, Guy's Hospital, The Colonnade

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesof london.co.uk

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Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Guy's John Fry Group

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