Dr. Theodore Werner, Godson of Theodor Herzl, Dies in London at Age 70
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Dr. Theodore Werner, Godson of Theodor Herzl, Dies in London at Age 70

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Dr. Theodore Werner, an eminent physician whose godfather was Theodor Herzl, died here today at the age of 70. An active Zionist from Vienna who emigrated to England in 1939, he was the son of the late Dr. Zigmund Werner, editor of the World Zionist Organization’s first newspaper “Die Welt” (The World). He was a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.

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