St Bartholomew's Hospital Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to St Bartholomew's Hospital and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from St Bartholomew's Hospital, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from St Bartholomew's Hospital include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished St Bartholomew's Hospital alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended St Bartholomew's Hospital are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from St Bartholomew's Hospital.

Alumni include Elizabeth Blackwell, Peter Wingfield and many additional graduates as well.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to St Bartholomew's Hospital?” and “Which celebrities are St Bartholomew's Hospital alumni?”
Elizabeth Blackwell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
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Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, as well as the first woman on the UK Medical Register. She was the first woman to graduate from medical school, a pioneer in promoting the education of women in medicine in the United States, and a social and ...more

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Profession: Physician

Age: Died at 89 (1821-1910)

Birthplace: Bristol, United Kingdom

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William John Wills is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
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William John Wills


William John Wills was a British surveyor who also trained for a while as a surgeon. He achieved fame as the second-in-command of the ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition, which was the first expedition to cross Australia from south to north, finding a route across the continent from the settled ...more

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Age: Died at 27 (1834-1861)

Birthplace: Totnes, United Kingdom

Abraham Pineo Gesner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
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Abraham Pineo Gesner was a Canadian physician and geologist who invented kerosene. Although Ignacy Łukasiewicz developed the modern kerosene lamp, starting the world's oil industry, Gesner is considered a primary founder. Gesner was born in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia. He died in Halifax, Nova Scotia. ...more

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Profession: Physician, Geologist

Age: Died at 67 (1797-1864)

Birthplace: Cornwallis Park, Canada

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John Hunter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous St Bartholomew's Hospital Alumni
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John Hunter FRS was a Scottish surgeon, one of the most distinguished scientists and surgeons of his day. He was an early advocate of careful observation and scientific method in medicine. He was a teacher of, friend of, and collaborator with, Edward Jenner, the inventor of the smallpox vaccine. His ...more

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Profession: Surgeon

Age: Died at 65 (1728-1793)

Birthplace: South Lanarkshire, Eurasia, United Kingdom, Scotland, United Kingdom, + more

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