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John Hunter

Doctor (13-Feb-1728 — 16-Oct-1793)


John Kobler. Reluctant Surgeon: A Biography of John Hunter. Doubleday & Company. 1960. 359pp.

Wendy Moore. The Knife Man: The Extraordinary Life and Times of John Hunter, Father of Modern Surgery. New York, New York: Broadway Books. 2005. 341pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.748)

  5. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.248)

  6. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.247)

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