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Galen
(Date:c.200, who? Doctor in Rome) (role:Main authority for 1,500 years) Said blood passes through the septum, and the heart pumps it to the muscles, where it is burned up.
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Ibn an Nafis
(Date:c.1250 who? Persian doctor) (role:Muslim doctor, not known in Europe) Said blood does not go through the septum, and is pumped past the lungs
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Leonardo da Vinci
(Date? d. 1519 Who? Artist) (role:Drawings not discovered until 1850) made detailed drawings of anatomy of the heart
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Vesalius
(Date? 1543 who? Professor at Padua) (role:Well-know anatomical textbook) He said blood does not pass through the septum
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Servetus
(Date? d. 1553 who? Italian preacher) (role:No effect - burned as a heretic) said blood does go through the septum and is pumped past the lungs
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Columbo
(Date? 1559 who? Professor at Padua) (role:William Harvey read his book) Said blood does not go through the septum, and is pumped past the lungs.
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Caesalpino
(Date? 1571 who? Professor at Pisa) (role:William Harvey did not know of his book) First used the word 'circulation' in relation to blood, but could not explain the process.
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Fabricius
(Date? 1603 who? Professor at Padua) (role:William Harvey's teacher at university) Discovered valves in the veins only allow the blood to go one way.
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William Harvey
(Date?1628 who? London doctor) Proved that blood circulates round the body, and described how it happened.
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(Date:c.1250 who? Persian doctor) (role:Muslim doctor, not known in Europe) Said blood does not go through the septum, and is pumped past the lungs

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(Date? d. 1519 Who? Artist) (role:Drawings not discovered until 1850) made detailed drawings of anatomy of the heart

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(Date? 1543 who? Professor at Padua) (role:Well-know anatomical textbook) He said blood does not pass through the septum

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(Date? d. 1553 who? Italian preacher) (role:No effect - burned as a heretic) said blood does go through the septum and is pumped past the lungs

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