Thomas Hodgkin

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Birthday
17, 1798
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 5, 1866 (67)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
17, 1798
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 5, 1866 (67)

About

One of the top pathologist of the nineteenth century. In 1832, he discovered a unique lymphoma disease that is now known as Hodgkin's disease.

Before Fame

He worked as William Allen's private secretary.

Trivia

He became a pioneer of preventive medicine by publishing On the Means of Promoting and Preserving Health.

Family Life

He married Sarah Frances Scaife in 1850.

Associated With

Before he discovered Hodgkin's disease, James Parkinson made a breakthrough when he conceived of Parkinson's disease.