Neil Arnott

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Birthday
15, 1788
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Mar 2, 1874 (85)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
15, 1788
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Mar 2, 1874 (85)

About

Scottish physician who wrote influential works on natural sciences.

Before Fame

After just a year of studying medicine in London, he joined the East India company and travelled to China.

Trivia

He designed the first waterbed, as well as a better way to ventilate cooking stoves, but he refused to patent either of them.

Family Life

When he was young, his family moved to Aberdeen, where he was home-schooled by his mother.

Associated With

He was one of the founders of the University of London, which counts another noted physician, Edward Jenner, among its alumni.