Concept    From 1896 

Finsen light cure

Categories: Medicine

Countries: Denmark, Iceland / Faroe Islands

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.

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Finsen light cure

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Queen Alexandra statue

{On a large bronze plaque on the front of the plinth:} Her Majesty Queen Alex...

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Dr Alfred Salter

Dr Alfred Salter

Doctor and politician. Born at 23 South Street, Greenwich. Following his Quaker principles, he gave up a potentially brilliant medical career in order to tend the sick and needy in Bermondsey. He a...

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7 memorials
Doctor Stephen Charles Gold, MD, FRCP

Doctor Stephen Charles Gold, MD, FRCP

Dermatologist and author. He wrote 'A Biographical History of British Dermatology'. Our Picture Source and his obituary confirm he served during WW2 in the Royal Army Medical Corps for four years ...

Person, Armed Forces, Literature, Medicine

1 memorial
Mary Seacole Trust

Mary Seacole Trust

From the Trust's website: "We want British society to become fairer, more inclusive and more harmonious. We believe that overcoming exclusion and increasing participation by promoting equality of b...

Group, Gender Issues, History, Medicine, Race Issues

1 memorial
Royal Army Medical College

Royal Army Medical College

Built on the site of Millbank Prison.

Group, Armed Forces, Education, Medicine

1 memorial
Comte Jacques Jean Marie Rogge

Comte Jacques Jean Marie Rogge

He was born on 2 May 1942 in Ghent, Belgium. Elected President of the International Olympic Committee in 2001 and served until 2013 when he was made the IOC's Honorary President, a lifetime positio...

Person, Medicine, Sport / Games, Belgium

1 memorial