Münchhausen (disambiguation)

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Münchhausen is the name of family of German aristocats:

The name was used for a literary figure:

  • Baron Munchausen [r]: A fictional character originated by Rudolf Erich Raspe in a series of stories which were first published in the 1780's. [e]
  • Munchausen syndrome [r]: "A factitious disorder characterized by habitual presentation for hospital treatment of an apparent acute illness, the patient giving a plausible and dramatic history, all of which is false" (Medical Subject Headings) [e]