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Finsen light cure

Finsen light cure

The Faroese/Icelandic physician, Niels Ryberg Finsen, (1860 - 1904) won a Nobel Prize for inventing this while working in Denmark.  After a time it was found to be dangerous rather than healing.

Concept, Medicine, Denmark, Iceland / Faroe Islands

1 memorial

Sir William Hooker

Sir William Hooker

Botanist. Born William Jackson Hooker at 7 Magdalen Street, Norwich. He collected specimens of mosses from Scotland and Iceland. Became first director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in 1841. Fat...

Person, Gardens / Agriculture, Science, Iceland / Faroe Islands, Scotland

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William Morris (designer)

William Morris (designer)

Designer, author and visionary socialist.  Born Elm House, Walthamstow, Essex. The family moved to Woodford Hall in 1840 and to Water House in 1848. He moved in with his friend Edward Burne-Jones f...

Person, Art, Craft / Design, Literature, Seriously Famous, Iceland / Faroe Islands

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