Person    | Male  Born 5/4/1827  Died 10/2/1912

Joseph Lister

Categories: Medicine

Born in Upton, Essex. Died in Walmer, Kent. Pioneer in the use of antiseptics in surgery. The medical historian, Ruth Richardson, has an interesting piece in the Lancet reporting on how Agnes his wife, was his co-worker in some of his research.  And the BBC reported on an interesting operation by Lister that Ruth discovered.

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Joseph Lister

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Joseph Lister

Steve Roffey wrote to say that this plaque was lost in 2018. Checking on Goog...

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Joseph Lister bust

{Inside the bronze wreath on the back of the edifice:} 1827 - 1912 {The oth...

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Evelina Hospital for Sick Children

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