Babington, B.G. (Benjamin Guy), 1794-1866

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Birth 1794-03-05
Death 1866-04-08

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English physician and linguist.

From the description of Benjamin Guy Babington note, undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34835375

English author and linguist.

From the description of Letter, 1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367573342

? 1807-1812 midshipman, the Royal Navy; 1812-1819 Indian Civil Service; 1812 appointed to the Madras presidency; 1819-1820 studied medicine at Guy's Hospital and Cambridge; 1820 matriculated, Pembroke College, Cambridge; 1825 MB; 1827 ML; 1830 MD; 1828 elected fellow of the Royal Society; 1831 elected fellow of the Royal College of Physicians; 1837 assistant physician, Guy's Hospital; 1840 full physician, Guy's Hospital; 1841 censor and Croonian lecturer, Royal College of Physicians; 1861 president of the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society; founder and president, the Epidemiological Society; member of the Medical Council, general board of health; physician, Deaf and Dumb Hospital.

Epithet: physician and orientalist

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