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1712, May 21737-17841784, Mar 26
an American physician and surgeon. In 1751 he co-founded the Pennsylvania Hospital, the first medical facility in the American colonies, with Benjamin Franklin, and also volunteered his services there as both physician and teacher.
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05/11/1751-Pennsylvania Hospital, the first hospital in the U.S., is founded by Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond
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Thomas Bond1712, May 21737
 
17841784, Mar 26

John Atkins16851703
 
17421757
 a British Royal naval surgeon. Atkins published two books, both of which have had more than one e...
William Barrowby16821718
 
17511758, Dec 30
 an English physician. Barrowby was born in London, the son of John Barrowby, a physician. He was ...
Richard Brookesunknown1721
 
1763unknown
 an English physician and author of compilations and translations on medicine, surgery, natural hi...
Joseph Warren1741, Jun 111759
 
 
17751775, Jun 17
 an American physician who played a leading role in American Patriot organizations in Boston in th...
Giuseppe Asclepi17061760
 
 
17791776
 an Italian astronomer and physician. He was a Jesuit and director of the observatory at the Colle...
M.D.T. Bienvilleunknown1770
 
 
1779unknown
 an obscure French doctor, he wrote the first full-length study abount nymphomania, entitled Nymph...
Matthew Thornton1713, Mar 171740
 
17861803, Jun 24
 a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New Hampshire. I...
Thomas Walker1715, Jan 251740
 
17891794, Nov 9
 a distinguished physician and explorer from Virginia; in the mid-18th century, he was part of an ...
Lyman Hall1724, Apr 121749
 
17901790, Oct 19
  physician, clergyman, and statesman, was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independen...
Josiah Bartlett1729, Nov 211750
 
17901795, May 19
 an American physician and statesman, delegate to the Continental Congress for New Hampshire, and ...
John Andreeunknown1780
 
1799unknown
 an English surgeon. Andree published several books, chiefly on surgical subjects. Through not bei...
Friedrich Schiller1759, Nov 101781
 
18041805, May 9
 a German poet, philosopher, physician, historian, and playwright. During the last seventeen years...
William Batt1744, Jun 181770
 
18091812, Feb 9
 an English physician, chemist, and botanist. On completing his studies he returned to England, bu...
Benjamin Rush1745, Dec 241769
 
18121813, Apr 19
 a Founding Father of the United States. Rush was a civic leader in Philadelphia, where he was a p...
Samuel Bard1742, Apr 11765
 
18131821, May 24
 an American physician who founded the first medical school in New York City and the second medica...
David Ramsay1749, Apr 21773
 
18151815, May 8
 an American physician, public official, and historian from Charleston, South Carolina. He was one...
Nathan Drake1766, Jan 151780
 
18171836
 an English essayist and physician. Drake was apprenticed to a doctor in York in 1780, and in 1786...
John Jeffries1745, Feb 51760
 
18191819, Sep 16
 a Boston physician, scientist, and a military surgeon with the British Army in Nova Scotia and Ne...
Benjamin Waterhouse1754, Mar 41782
 
18211846, Oct 2
 a physician, co-founder and professor of Harvard Medical School. He is most well known for being ...
Edward Jenner1749, May 171770
 
18231823, Jan 26
 an English physician and scientist who was the pioneer of smallpox vaccine, the world's first vac...
Heinrich Wilhelm Matthaus Olbers1758, Oct 111779
 
18271840, Mar 2
 a German physician and astronomer. Olbers discovered and named the asteroid Pallas. Five years l...
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