Loewenthal, Zdenko

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LOEWENTHAL, ZDENKO (1914– ), Yugoslav editor and historian of medicine. Born in Grabovac, Yugoslavia, Loewenthal directed the State Publishing House for Medical Literature, and from 1959 was lecturer in the History of Medicine at the Belgrade Medical Faculty. Loewenthal also headed the historical department of the Yugoslav Jewish Federation. He edited Crimes of the Fascist Invaders Against the Yugoslav Jews and Jewish Almanac, 1954–1964. He was the Encyclopaedia Judaica departmental editor for Balkan literature.