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Daniel Williams

Heart surgeon Daniel Williams

Profession: Heart surgeon

United States of America

Why Famous: He performed one of the first successful heart surgery in United States and who founded Provident Hospital.

Born: January 18, 1858
Birthplace: Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: August 4, 1931 (aged 73)
Cause of Death: Stroke

Events in the Life of Daniel Williams

  • 1889-01-23 Daniel Williams forms Provident Hospital in Chicago
  • 1893-07-09 Daniel Hale Williams III repairs the torn pericardium of a knife wound patient, James Cornish, without penicillin or blood transfusion

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