William Hunter


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Hunter, William,

1718–83, Scottish physician. He was famous as a lecturer, as London's leading obstetrician, as professor of anatomy and later president of the Royal Academy of Arts, and as head of a school and museum of anatomy where many noted men were trained. He bequeathed his valuable anatomical collection to the Univ. of Glasgow. His works include the important Anatomy of the Human Gravid Uterus (1774).

Bibliography

See biography by C. Illingworth (1967); study by R. H. Fox (1901); memoir by G. C. Peachey (1924).

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Peacefully in hospital on 29th July, aged 65 years, William Hunter, a beloved son of Dorothy and the late Charles Marshall McBryde, a dear brother of Sheila and a much loved uncle of Stephanie, James and Rebecca.
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William Hunter, 28, sparked a public outcry last April after it was claimed he was raking in the cash and then blowing pounds 40 a day of it on booze.
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