von Hip·pel \fȯn-ˈhip-əl\ Eugen (1867–1939), German ophthalmologist. Von Hippel held professorships at a succession of German universities and became head of the eye clinic at Halle, Germany. In 1895 he published the original description of von Hippel-Lindau disease.
Lindau, Arvid Vilhelm (1892–1958), Swedish pathologist. Lindau published his own description of von Hippel-Lindau disease in 1926. His report of the disease is important for its histological findings.