Danish physician; born at Tondern, Sleswick-Holstein, March 21, 1823; died at Copenhagen March 20, 1885. Educated at the University of Copenhagen (M. D. 1850), he was for one year physician in the merchant navy, and then became assistant at the Frederiks Hospital, Copenhagen. In 1853 he joined the Danish army as assistant surgeon. He became surgeon in 1858, took part in the war of 1864, and was appointed in 1873 surgeon-general of the Danish army. He greatly improved the hospital and ambulance services of the army.

Of Saloman's works mention should be made of "Bemærkninger om Sundhedstjenesten i Felten," Copenhagen, 1872.

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