William Sharp

Surgeon, Deceased Person

1729 – 1810

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Who was William Sharp?

William Sharp was an English physician reported to have acted as surgeon to King George III. With his brother Granville Sharp, he was an active supporter of the early campaign against slavery in Britain.

He commissioned a well-known painting of his extended family playing music on a barge.

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1729
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Died
Mar 17, 1810

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on July 23, 2013

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