Famous British General Practitioners

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Christian Jessen
(British Celebrity Doctor Known for His Role in Shows: 'Embarrassing Bodies' and 'Supersize vs Superskinny')
Christian Jessen
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Birthdate: March 4, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England

A qualified doctor, Christian Jessen holds a degree in sexual health and has also worked extensively on areas such as HIV. He became a household name after appearing on TV shows such as Embarrassing Bodies. The gay physician has also appeared on non-medical reality shows, such as Ready Steady Cook.

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Rashid Buttar
(Physician, Activist)
Rashid Buttar
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Birthdate: January 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
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Hans Sloane
(Physician, Naturalist and 13th President of the Royal Society (1727 - 1741))
Hans Sloane
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Birthdate: April 16, 1660
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Killyleagh, Ireland
Died: January 11, 1753

British doctor Hans Sloane traveled to Jamaica as a personal physician of the 2nd duke of Albermarle and was soon engrossed in the natural species of the region. He documented his collections, and they eventually helped form the British Museum. He is also known as the inventor of drinking chocolate.

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Ran Laurie
(Physician, Rower)
Ran Laurie
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Birthdate: June 4, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grantchester, Cambridgeshire, England
Died: September 19, 1998
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Sophia Jex-Blake
(English Physician, Feminist and the First Practising Female Doctor in Scotland)
Sophia Jex-Blake
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Birthdate: January 21, 1840
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hastings, Sussex, England
Died: January 7, 1912

Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake was an English teacher, physician, and feminist. A pioneer of medical education for women, Jex-Blake was the first woman to practise medicine in Scotland. She was also involved in the establishment of two medical schools for women in Edinburgh and London at a time when no medical schools were training women.

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Thomas Lodge
(Writer)
Thomas Lodge
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Birthdate: 1558 AD
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: August 31, 1625
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Wilfred Grenfell
(British Medical Missionary)
Wilfred Grenfell
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Birthdate: February 28, 1865
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parkgate, England
Died: October 9, 1940

English medical missionary to Newfoundland Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell KCMG, is noted for his years of service to the people of the colony. His relentless efforts in such pursuit led him to form the philanthropic organization Grenfell Mission and the International Grenfell Association to provide different services, including medical, social, educational, religious, and rehabilitation to the people there.

Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison
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Birthdate: June 19, 1869
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hogsthorpe, England
Died: December 11, 1951
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William Prout
(Chemist)
William Prout
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Birthdate: January 15, 1785
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Horton, England
Died: April 9, 1850
Sir William Jenner, 1st Baronet
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Birthdate: January 30, 1815
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chatham, England
Died: December 11, 1898
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Michael Wigglesworth
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Birthdate: October 18, 1631
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yorkshire, England
Died: June 10, 1705
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Godfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount Malvern
(Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia from 1933 to 1953)
Godfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount Malvern
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Birthdate: July 6, 1883
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bexley, England
Died: May 8, 1971

Godfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount Malvern was a Rhodesian physician and politician. He is best remembered for his service as the Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia from 12 September 1933 to 7 September 1953. He also served as the first Prime Minister of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland from 7 September 1953 to 2 November 1956.

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John Fothergill
(Physician)
John Fothergill
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Birthdate: March 8, 1712
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yorkshire, England
Died: December 26, 1780

English physician John Fothergill revolutionized medical science by identifying the hardening of the arteries attached to the heart muscle in a case of angina pectoris. He is also said to have made coffee a popular beverage in England and supported coffee cultivation in the West Indies.

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John Bastwick
(Physician)
John Bastwick
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Birthdate: 1593 AD
Birthplace: Writtle, England
Died: 1654 AD
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Richard Blackmore
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Birthdate: January 22, 1654
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Corsham, England
Died: October 9, 1729
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Katharina Dalton
(Physician)
Katharina Dalton
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Birthdate: November 11, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 17, 2004
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Henry Jones
(English whist player)
Henry Jones
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Birthdate: November 2, 1831
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 10, 1899
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John Crofton
(Physician)
John Crofton
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Birthdate: March 27, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 3, 2009
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John Jeremiah Bigsby
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Birthdate: August 14, 1792
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nottingham, England
Died: February 10, 1881
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Thomas Ignatius Maria Forster
(Astronomer, Naturalist, Physician)
Thomas Ignatius Maria Forster
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Birthdate: November 9, 1789
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 2, 1860
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Samuel Musgrave
(Physician)
Samuel Musgrave
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Birthdate: September 29, 1732
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Washfield, England
Died: July 5, 1780