Jenner, Sir William, 1st Baronet


Jenner, Sir William, 1st Baronet

▪ British physician
born Jan. 30, 1815, Chatham, Kent, Eng.
died Dec. 11, 1898, Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire

      physician and anatomist best known for his clinico-pathologic distinction between typhus and typhoid (typhoid fever) fevers, although he was preceded in this work by others. His paper on the subject was published in 1849. Jenner taught at the University of London and served as physician and consultant to several hospitals. He was physician to Queen Victoria and to the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII).

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