SCHULEMANN, Werner

SCHULEMANN, Werner. Neisse/Schlesien (now Nysa in Poland) 4.5.1888 — Bonn 20.6.1975. German Pharmacologist interested in Lamaism. Brother of —> Günther S. Studies at Freiburg and Breslau. Dr.med. Dr.phil. (in chemistry). Served as surgeon in WW I, then employed in chemical industry. From 1931 Professor at Düsseldorf Medical Academy and from 1938 Professor ord. of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Bonn, after WW II rejected as “Mitläufer”, but allowed back in 1948. Retired 1955.

As a scientist WS is known of his chemotherapy and malaria studies. Prompted by his brother he acquired a great collection of Lamaist cult implements and art (now in Cologne Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst). Travelled several times in Asia.

Publications: Wrote on chemistry and pharmacology.

Die Kunst Zentralasiens als Ausdrucksform religiösen Denkens. Tibet und die Mongolei als literarische Provinzen. 139 p. ill. 1967.

– “Der Inhalt eines tibetischen mč’od rten”, ZASt 3, 1969, 55-76.

Sources: ?ZASt 10, 1976; A.W. Holldorf, N.D.B. 23, 2007, 675f.; German Wikipedia with photo.

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