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Edward Jenner

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Birthday
17, 1749
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 26, 1823 (73)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
17, 1749
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 26, 1823 (73)

About

English scientist who was responsible for coming up with the smallpox vaccine and who became known as the father of immunology.

Before Fame

He worked as a surgeon's apprentice for most of his childhood.

Trivia

Throughout time, his work has saved more lives than any other doctor or scientist.

Family Life

Growing up, he was the second youngest of nine children.

Associated With

He and Jonas Salk are both known for their world-changing vaccines.