William Refshauge

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Birthday
3, 1913
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
May 27, 2009 (96)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
3, 1913
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
May 27, 2009 (96)

About

Former Secretary-General of the World Medical Association who worked his whole life in public health.

Before Fame

He studied medicine at the University of Melbourne, where he was also a noted rower.

Trivia

He was one of the doctors on site at the first nuclear bomb test on Bikini Atoll.

Family Life

His sister, Dr Joan Refshauge, worked in maternal and children's health in Papua New Guinea.

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He was made an Honorary Physician to Queen Elizabeth II for his distinguished service.

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