Norman Bethune

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Birthday
3, 1890
Birthplace
Gravenhurst, Canada
Death Date
Nov 12, 1939 (49)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
3, 1890
Birthplace
Gravenhurst, Canada
Death Date
Nov 12, 1939 (49)

About

He is a hero in China, and a renowned surgeon in Canada who brought the two countries closer together.

Before Fame

He served in the British medical corps in WWI at the battle of Ypres.

Trivia

In later years he became sympathetic to communism, and at the outbreak of WWII, he mobilized a Canadian medical unit embedded with the Chinese army.

Family Life

His wife, Frances Campbell Penney, divorced him because of his lavish lifestyle.

Associated With

Daniel Palmer is another well-known Canadian physician.