William Cullen

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William Cullen
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William Cullen
Born15 April 1710
Hamiltoun, Lanrikshire, Scotland[1]
Died5 February 1790 (1790-02-06) (aged 79)
Edinburgh, Scotland[2]
NaitionalityScots
Alma materVarsity o Glesga
Varsity o Edinburgh
Kent forTeachin at the Edinburgh Medical School, author o popular medical textbeuk First Lines of the Practice of Physic, Scots Enlichtment feegur an mentor tae Joseph Black
Scientific career
FieldsMedicine, Chemistry, Agricultur
Notable studentsJoseph Black, Benjamin Rush, John Walker, John Morgan, George Fordyce, William Withering, John Haygarth, John Moore, John Brown, Robert Willan, Sir Gilbert Blane, John Coakley Lettsom

William Cullen FRS FRSE FRCPE FPSG (15 Apryle 1710 – 5 Februar 1790) wis a Scots physeecian, chemist an agriculturalist, an ane o the maist important professors at the Edinburgh Medical School, in its day as the leadin centre o medical eddication in the Inglis-speakin warld.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Thomson, John. An Account of the Life, Lectures and Writings of William Cullen, M.D. Volume 1. William Blackwood & T. Cadell, 1832, p. 1.
  2. Thomson, John; Thomson, William; Craigie, David. An Account of the Life, Lectures and Writings of William Cullen, M.D. Volume 2. William Blackwood & Sons, 1859, p. 660.
  3. Thomson, John. An Account of the Life, Lectures and Writings of William Cullen, M.D. Volume 1. William Blackwood & T. Cadell, 1832.