Key Dates, People and Discoveries

The different key People, Dates and Discoveries from Ancient Rome until the end of the 20th Century 

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Hippocrates
Developed Four Humours
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Claudius Galen
Further developed Four Humours
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1348
The first major outbreak of Plague in Britain
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Andreus Versailles
1st person to prove Galen wrong. Published Fabric of the Human Body
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Ambroise Pare
Stops Cauterizing wounds with boiling Oil and Iron, developed Silk Ligatures as an alternative
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William Harvey
First person to map the movement of blood around the body
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John Snow
Discovered a link between water supply and Cholera
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Edward Jenner
Discovered link between Cowpox and Smallpox acting as an innoculation
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Louis Pasteur
Discovered Micro-organisms and published Germ Theory
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Robert Koch
Discovered many causes of diseases such as Typhus (1880), Tetanus (1884) and Dysentery (1898)
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Joseph Lister
Developed Carbolic acid as a disinfectant to treat wounds in surgery
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James Simpson
He discovered chloroform as an anesthetic.
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Alexander Flemming
Discovered Penicillin, wrote articles about it and this inspired Chain and Florey to research penicillin further. They Experiemnted with mice and in 1941 it was tested on a human for the first time.
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July 5th 1948
The NHS was formed to help the wider population.
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1895
X-Rays were discovered by Wilhelm Rontgen
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Marie and Pierre Curie
Discovered the element Radium. It was soon found that the element destroyed diseased cells, this was later used to treat cancer patients (Radiotherapy)
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1950
Surgeon William Bigelow performed the worlds first open-heart surgery
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1984
First use of skin grafts, this is when skin is grown in a laboratory.
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1997
Researchers in Scotland breed the first humanly cloned animal - a sheep (Dolly)
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Crick and Watson
They discovered molecular structure of human DNA. well known for its structure of a Double Helix
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1861
Germ Theory was developed
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Edwin Chadwick
He helped to improve sanitary conditions, for the poor people, and public health
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1858
The Great Stink
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1906
School Meals now provided to students/pupils
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1918
Local councils now provide health visitors for pregnant women
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1848
New Public Health Act was set up to organize the removal of rubbish and to build sewers and reserviors
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Joseph Bazalgette
He created the huge sewage network in Central London in response to the Great Stink
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Archibald McIndoe
He pioneered treatment of many RAF plastic surgery patient, his work was expanded from his cousins work.
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Elizabeth Blackwell
She was the first woman to every graduate from a medical school
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Further developed Four Humours

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Claudius Galen

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The first major outbreak of Plague in Britain

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1st person to prove Galen wrong. Published Fabric of the Human Body

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Stops Cauterizing wounds with boiling Oil and Iron, developed Silk Ligatures as an alternative

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