Surgeon, Deceased Person
1844 – 1917
Who was Benjamin Franklin?
After being educated at University College, London and in Paris, he entered the Indian Medical Service, where he worked at Lucknow and Simla. In 1894 he was appointed personal physician to Lord Elgin, the Viceroy, and held this position until 1899.
He was honorary physician to Queen Victoria, King Edward VII and King George V, and served as the British delegate to the International Sanitary Conferences at Rome in 1907 and Paris in 1911–12. He was appointed KCIE in 1908.
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