Dates for medicine through time

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Medicine Dates
- 3000 BC PREHISTORY
3500 ­ 500 BC ca. EGYPTIAN EMPIRE from union to collapse
3000 BC ca. Writing development
1500 ­ 250 BC ca. GREEK EMPIRE from the spread of the Greeks
600 - BC ca. Asclepeia built
400 - BC ca. Cult of Asclepius popular
460 ­ 380 BC ca. Hippocrates lived
430 ­ 300 BC ca. Hippocratic collection/corpus written
384 ­ 322 BC Aristotle lived
250 BC ca. Herophilus and Erasistratus lived
146 BC Greece conquered by Rome
300 ­ 476 BC ca. ­ AD ROMAN EMPIRE from founding to fall
295 BC Plague ­ Romans turn to Asclepius and it "stops"
129 ­ 199 AD Galen lived
476 ­ 1450 AD ca. MIDDLE AGES
900 AD ca. First University medical school
864 ­ 935 AD Rhazes lived
980 ­ 1037 AD Ibn Sina lived
1066 AD End of Dark Ages, move into phase 3
1348 ­ 1351 AD Black Death
1450 ­ 1750 AD ca. RENAISSANCE
1454 AD Printing in Europe
1510 ­ 1590 AD Ambroise Pare lived (1575 ­ published "Works on Surgery")
1514 ­ 1564 AD Andreas Vesalius lived (1543 ­ published "Fabric of the Human
Body")
1552 ­ 1620 AD Lady Grace Mildway lived
1578 ­ 1657 AD William Harvey lived (1628 ­ published "An Anatomical Account of
the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals")
1660 ­ 1682 AD 92,000 people seek a cure to the "King's Evil" through Charles II's
touch
1665 AD The Great Plague
1666 AD Great fire of London stops the plague
1750 -1900 AD THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
1720 AD Inoculation in Britain
1796 AD Jenner ­ first vaccination (work published 1798)
1802 - AD Factory Acts
1805 ­ 1881 AD Mary Seacole lived
1820 ­ 1910 AD Florence Nightingale lived
1822 ­ 1895 AD Louis Pasteur lived
1830 AD Joseph Lister develops a microscope that can magnify up to 1000x
without distortion
1831 AD Cholera reached Britain
1837 AD Government begins collecting statistics on births, marriages and
deaths
1838 AD Sanitary reform begins
1842 AD Chadwick's report
1843 ­ 1910 AD Robert Koch lived
1846/7 AD Ether and chloroform first used in surgery

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