Elizabeth Blackwell

Physician Elizabeth Blackwell Full Name: Elizabeth Blackwell
Nationality: English

Profession: Physician
Why Famous: First woman to receive a medical degree in the United States as well as the first woman on the UK Medical Register.

Born: February 3, 1821
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

Died: May 31, 1910 (aged 89)
Cause of Death: Stroke

Historical Events in the Life of Elizabeth Blackwell

  • 1849-01-11 Elizabeth Blackwell becomes 1st woman in US to earn medical degree
  • 1849-01-23 Mrs Elizabeth Blackwell becomes 1st woman physician in US

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