J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 73:81 doi:10.1136/jnnp.73.1.81
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Constantin von Economo (1876–1931)

Baron Constantin von Economo was the first Austrian to obtain a pilot's diploma. He served aviation with distinction and supported preparations for the International Aviation Congress held in Vienna. Economo, of Greek parentage, was brought up in Austrian Trieste. He enrolled in engineering school, but after two years began his medical training in Vienna and received his medical degree …

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