John Hunter biography

John Hunter

Surgeon

1728 – 1793

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Who was John Hunter?

John Hunter FRS was a Scottish surgeon regarded as one of the most distinguished scientists and surgeons of his day. He was an early advocate of careful observation and scientific method in medicine. The Hunterian Society of London was named in his honour. He was the husband of Anne Hunter, a teacher, and friend of, and collaborator with, Edward Jenner, the inventor of the smallpox vaccine.

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Born
Feb 13, 1728
East Kilbride
Siblings
Spouses
Nationality
  • Scotland
Profession
Education
  • St Bartholomew's Hospital
  • St George's, University of London
Died
Oct 16, 1793
London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013