Alfred Ploetz

Alfred Ploetz (August 22, 1860 – March 20, 1940) was a German physician, biologist, eugenicist known for coining the term racial hygiene (Rassenhygiene) and promoting the concept in Germany. Rassenhygiene is a form of eugenics.

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... Disabled children are aborted, the sick and weak, twins and children whose parents Ploetz considers too old or young, are "eliminated" ... Along with many other eugenicists in Europe and America, Ploetz believed in the superiority of the Nordic race ... In his early writings Ploetz credited Jews as the second highest cultural race after Europeans ...