Physicians in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 351

  • 1854-10-03 William Crawford Gorgas, American physician and 22nd Surgeon-General of the U.S. Army (help cure yellow fever), born in Toulminville, Alabama (d. 1920)
  • 1855-01-22 Albert Neisser, German physician who discovered the bacteria that cause gonorrhea and leprosy, born in Schweidnitz, Prussian Empire (d. 1916)
  • 1856-04-01 Acacio Gabriel Viegas, Indian physician who identified the plague in Bombay, born in Apora, Portuguese India (d. 1933)
  • 1857-04-14 Victor Horsley, English physician and neuroscientist, born in London (d. 1916)
  • 1857-07-27 José Celso Barbosa, Puerto Rican physician, sociologist and political leader, born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico (d. 1921)
  • 1858-04-01 Arnold Aletrino, Dutch physician-criminologist/author (From Life)

Person of interestChristiaan Eijkman

1858-08-11 Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and bacteriologist (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1929), born in Nijkerk, Netherlands (d. 1930)

Physician and Nobel Laureate Christiaan Eijkman
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Christiaan Eijkman
  • 1859-02-02 Havelock Ellis, American physician/sexologist (Psychology of Sex)
  • 1859-12-15 L. L. Zamenhof, Polish physician and linguist (Esperanto), born in Białystok, Poland, Russian Empire (d. 1917)
  • 1860-03-22 Alfred Ploetz, German physician (d. 1940)
  • 1860-12-15 Niels Ryberg Finsen, Danish physician and phototherapist (Nobel 1903), born in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands (d. 1904)
  • 1862-06-05 Allvar Gullstrand, Swedish physician (Nobel 1911), born in Landskrona, Sweden (d. 1930)
  • 1863-07-12 Albert Calmette, French physician, bacteriologist and immunologist (Bacillus Calmette-Guérin), born in Nice, France (d. 1933)
  • 1867-04-25 Jean Demoor, Belgian physician and physiologist, born in Etterbeek, Belgium (d. 1941)
  • 1867-08-22 Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Swiss physician and nutritionist, born in Aarau, Switzerland (d. 1939)

Person of interestMagnus Hirschfeld

1868-05-14 Magnus Hirschfeld, German physician and gay rights advocate, born in Kolberg, Prussia (d. 1935)

Physician and Gay Rights Advocate Magnus Hirschfeld
Physician and Gay Rights Advocate
Magnus Hirschfeld
  • 1868-06-03 Aristides Agramonte y Simoni, Cuban-American Physician, Pathologist and Bacteriologist (yellow fever), born in Camagüey, Cuba (d. 1931)
  • 1869-02-27 Alice Hamilton, physician/writer (workmen's compensation laws)
  • 1869-03-25 Gustaaf DFL Schamelhout, Flemish physician/writer
  • 1870-08-17 Frederick F. Russell, American army physician, developed 1st successful typhoid fever vaccine, born in Auburn, New York (d. 1960)
  • 1872-07-13 Alfons van de Perre, Flemish physician/MP
  • 1872-08-05 Oswaldo Cruz, Brazilian physician and epidemiologist, born in São Luis do Paraitinga, Brazil (d. 1917)

Person of interestJohn McCrae

1872-11-30 John McCrae, Canadian physician, soldier and poet (In Flanders Fields), born in Guelph, Ontario (d. 1918)

World War I Soldier & Poet John McCrae
World War I Soldier & Poet
John McCrae
  • 1873-06-03 Otto Loewi, German physician (Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine 1936), born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (d. 1961)
  • 1873-08-22 Alexander Bogdanov, Russian physician and philosopher, born in Sokółka, Poland (d. 1928)
  • 1874-05-12 Clemens Freiherr von Pirquet, Austrian physician (Reaction of Pirquet)

Person of interestEugen Fischer

1874-07-05 Eugen Fischer, Nazi physician (Kaiser Wilhelm Institute), born in Karlsruhe, Grand Duchy of Baden, Germany (d. 1967)

Nazi Physician Eugen Fischer
Nazi Physician
Eugen Fischer
  • 1874-12-08 Ernst Moro, Austrian physician and pediatrician (Moro reflex), born in Laibach, Duchy of Carniola, Austria-Hungary (d. 1951)
  • 1878-08-28 George Whipple, American physician and biomedical researcher (Nobel-1934), born in Ashland, New Hampshire (d. 1976)
  • 1879-01-05 Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician, born in Prague, Czech Republic (d. 1946)
  • 1879-07-09 Carlos Chagas, Brazilian sanitary physician, born in Oliveira, Minas Gerais, Empire of Brazil (d. 1934)
  • 1879-08-08 "Dr. Bob" Smith, American physician and co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, born in St. Johnsbury, Vermont (d. 1950)
  • 1880-12-28 Christian DFL Leipoldt, South african physician/writer/poet
  • 1883-09-17 William Carlos Williams, American physician and poet, born in Rutherford, New Jersey (d. 1963)
  • 1883-10-08 Otto Heinrich Warburg, German physician (Nobel-1931), born in Freiburg, Baden, Germany (d. 1970)
  • 1884-07-13 Francis B Young, British physician/writer (White Ladies)
  • 1885-01-15 Lorenz Böhler, Austrian physician, born in Wolfurt, Austria (d. 1973)
  • 1885-03-04 Willem H Winkel, Dutch physician/founder (Red Cross of Curacao)
  • 1892-02-06 William Parry Murphy, American physician & Nobel laureate, born in Wisconsin (d. 1987)
  • 1894-01-04 Manuel de Abreu, Brazilian physician (d. 1962)
  • 1894-06-13 Leo Kanner, Austrian-American psychiatrist and social activist known for his work related to autism, born in Klekotów, Austria-Hungary (d. 1981)
  • 1895-03-25 Siegfried Handloser, German physician (d. 1954)
  • 1895-04-30 Philippe Panneton, Canadian physician, diplomat and writer (Trente arpents), born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec (d. 1960)
  • 1895-09-24 André F. Cournand, French physician and physiologist (Nobel 1956), born in Paris (d. 1988)
  • 1895-10-30 Dickinson W. Richards, American physician (Nobel 1956 - development of cardiac catheterization and the characterisation of a number of cardiac diseases), born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 1973)
  • 1895-11-14 Walter Freeman, American physician (d. 1972)
  • 1896-02-28 Philip Showalter Hench, American physician (Nobel Prize 1950 for cortisone), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1965)
  • 1896-07-16 Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer, German human biologist and Nazi physician, born in Wildeck, German Empire (d. 1969)
  • 1898-08-24 Albert Claude, Belgian biologist and physician (Nobel 1974), born in Longlier, Belgium (d. 1983)
  • 1899-06-03 Georg von Bekesy, physician (Nobel-1961), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1900-09-07 Taylor Caldwell [Janet Miriam Holland Taylor Caldwell], Anglo-American novelist (Dynasty of Death, Dear and Glorious Physician), born in Manchester, England (d. 1985)
  • 1901-09-22 Charles Huggins, American-Canadian physician and cancer researcher (1966 Nobel Prize), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia (d. 1997)
  • 1902-01-06 Helmut Poppendick, Nazi physician, born in Hude, Germany (d. 1994)
  • 1902-06-03 Edward Wayne, English physician (Queen of Scotland, Wayne score), born in Leeds, England (d. 1990)
  • 1903-02-10 Waldemar Hoven, German physician (d. 1948)
  • 1904-05-14 Marcel Junod, Swiss physician (d. 1961)

Person of interestCharles R. Drew

1904-06-03 Charles R. Drew, American physician and surgeon who pioneered blood plasma research and developed the blood bank concept, born in Washington, D. C. (d. 1950)

Surgeon and Medical Researcher Charles R. Drew
Surgeon and Medical Researcher
Charles R. Drew
  • 1904-07-01 Mary Calderone, American physician and founder (planned parenthood), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1904-11-09 Viktor Brack, German Nazi physician and war criminal, born in Haaren, Rhine Province, German Empire (d. 1948)
  • 1904-11-26 Armand Frappier, French-Canadian physician and microbiologist, born in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec, Canada (d. 1991)
  • 1904-12-15 William Hitzig, Austrian Maxwell physician, born in Austria (d. 1983)
  • 1905-03-27 John Fleming (Jack) Brock, South African nutritional scientist, physician and a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town, born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (d. 1983)
  • 1905-07-10 Wolfram Sievers, Nazi physician, born in Hildesheim, Germany (d. 1948)
  • 1905-09-24 Severo Ochoa, Spanish-American physician and biochemist (Nobel 1959), born in Luarca, Asturias, Spain (d. 1993)
  • 1906-04-17 Sidney Garfield, American physician and pioneer of health maintenance organizations (Kaiser Permanente), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey (d. 1984)
  • 1906-05-01 Horst Schumann, Nazi physician, born in Halle an der Saale, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1983)

Person of interestAlbert Sabin

1906-08-26 Albert Sabin [Abram Saperstein], Polish American physician who invented the oral polio vaccine, born in Bialystok, Russian Empire

Physician and Scientist Albert Sabin
Physician and Scientist
Albert Sabin
  • 1907-01-14 Sophie Redmond, Suriname's 1st female physician, born in Paramaribo, Suriname (d. 1955)
  • 1907-05-26 Jean Bernard, French physician and haematologist, born in Paris (d. 2006)
  • 1907-08-22 Cyril Astley Clarke, British physician and geneticist, born in Leicester, England (d. 2000)

Person of interestJoseph Gilbert Hamilton

1907-11-11 Joseph G. Hamilton, American physician who was a pioneer of using radioactive isotopes in disease treatment and diagnosis, born in Waverley, Massachusetts (d. 1957)

  • 1907-11-23 Lars Leksell, Swedish physician (d. 1986)
  • 1909-02-21 Helen O Dickens [Henderson], American physician/gynaecologist
  • 1909-06-07 Virginia Apgar, American physician and childbirth specialist, born in Westfield, New Jersey (d. 1974)

Person of interestEduard Wirths

1909-09-04 Eduard Wirths, Nazi physician (Auschwitz), born in Würzburg, Germany (d. 1945)

Nazi Physician Eduard Wirths
Nazi Physician
Eduard Wirths
  • 1910-04-22 Eric Scowen, English physician and Professor of Medicine (University of London, 1961-75), born in West Ham, London (d. 2001)
  • 1910-10-01 Fritz Köberle, Austrian-born physician (d. 1983)
  • 1911-03-08 Elsie Giorgi, American-Italian physician and humanitarian, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1911-03-09 Ramon Campbell Batista, Chilean physician composer, born in Quilpué, Chile (d. 2000)
  • 1911-06-05 Charles Fletcher, physician/CEO (ASH)
  • 1912-10-05 Fritz Fischer, German physician and Nazi war criminal, born in Berlin (d. 2003)
  • 1913-05-28 Gordon Wolstenholme, British physician (Ciba Foundation), born in Sheffield, England (d. 2004)
  • 1913-05-29 Douglas Black, Scottish physician and medical scientist (played a key role in the development of the National Health Service), born in Delting, Shetland (d. 2002)
  • 1913-09-12 Ben Polak, Dutch physician, communist and resistance fighter, born in Nijmegen, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • 1913-11-25 Lewis Thomas, American physician and essayist (d. 1993)
  • 1914-06-28 Aribert Heim, Austrian SS physician (served at the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp in Mauthausen, known as Dr. Death), born in Bad Radkersburg, Austria-Hungary (d. 1992)
  • 1915-02-26 Pran Nath Chhuttani, Indian physician and teacher, born in Leiah, Pakistan (d. 1996)
  • 1915-03-12 Alberto Burri, Italian physician/sculptor/abstract painter
  • 1915-04-02 Antony Dornhorst, British physician and Professor of Medicine, born in Woodford, Essex, England (d. 2003)
  • 1915-12-27 William Masters, American gynecologist who studied sexual dysfunction, born in Cleveland, Ohio (2001)
  • 1916-08-24 Anita V Figueredo, American physician and humanitarian, born in Costa Rica (d. 2010)
  • 1917-12-22 Piet De Somer, Belgian physician & biologist (U of Leuven), born in Belgium (d. 1985)
  • 1918-01-18 Gustave Gingras, French Canadian physician, born in Montreal, Canada (d. 1996)

Person of interestCicely Saunders

1918-06-22 Cicely Saunders, English nurse, physician and writer who founded the first modern hospice, born in Barnet, England (d. 2005)

Nurse and Social Worker Cicely Saunders
Nurse and Social Worker
Cicely Saunders
  • 1919-06-10 Kevin O'Flanagan, Irish athlete and physician (d. 2006)
  • 1919-08-27 John Cox, Flemish-American painter and director (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston)
  • 1920-03-15 E. Donnall Thomas, American physician, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • 1920-05-19 Tina Strobos, Netherlands, physician and resistor to Nazi occupation, (d. 2012)
  • 1921-06-26 Abe Jan Koldijk, SS-physician (Limburg's family doctor), born in Vreeland, Netherlands
  • 1924-04-12 Peter Safar, Austrian physician (pioneered cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2003)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 201 - 300 of 324

  • 1918-07-17 Eugene Botkin, Russian court physician of Tsar Nicholas II, executed at 53
  • 1919-06-29 José Gregorio Hernández Venezuelan physician (b. 1864)
  • 1919-12-29 William Osler, Canadian physician and author (circulatory system), dies at 70
  • 1920-07-03 William Crawford Gorgas, American physician and 22nd Surgeon-General of the U.S. Army (help cure yellow fever), dies at 65
  • 1920-08-10 Ádám Politzer, Hungarian-Austrian physician, dies at 84
  • 1921-09-21 José Celso Barbosa, Puerto Rican physician, sociologist and political leader, dies at 64
  • 1922-04-09 Patrick Manson, Scottish physician and parasitologist (Father of tropical medicine), dies at 77
  • 1922-05-18 Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, French physician (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine), dies at 76
  • 1922-07-19 Cornelis Adrianus Pekelharing, Dutch physician, dies on 74th birthday
  • 1924-07-21 Dudley Allen Sargent, American physician and educator (Harvard U gymnasium), dies at 74
  • 1925-08-04 Alfons Van de Perre, Flemish physician, dies

Person of interestCamillo Golgi

1926-01-21 Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), dies at 81

Physician and Nobel Laureate Camillo Golgi
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Camillo Golgi
  • 1926-10-19 Victor Babeş, Romanian physician and bacteriologist, dies at 72
  • 1927-07-05 Albrecht Kossel, German physician (Nobel 1910), dies at 73
  • 1928-04-07 Alexander Bogdanov, Russian physician and philosopher, dies at 54
  • 1930-07-28 Allvar Gullstrand, Swedish physician (Nobel Prize 1911), dies at 68

Person of interestChristiaan Eijkman

1930-11-05 Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and bacteriologist (Nobel Prize in Medicine 1929), dies at 72

Physician and Nobel Laureate Christiaan Eijkman
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Christiaan Eijkman
  • 1931-06-13 Shibasaburo Kitasato, Japanese physician (b. 1851)
  • 1931-08-19 Aristides Agramonte y Simoni, Cuban-American Physician, Pathologist and Bacteriologist (yellow fever), dies at 63
  • 1933-02-21 Acacio Gabriel Viegas, Indian physician who identified the plague in Bombay, dies at 76
  • 1933-10-29 Albert Calmette, French physician, bacteriologist and immunologist (Bacillus Calmette-Guérin), dies at 70
  • 1934-11-08 Carlos Chagas, Brazilian sanitary physician, dies at 55

Person of interestMagnus Hirschfeld

1935-05-14 Magnus Hirschfeld, German physician and gay rights advocate, dies of a heart attack at 67

Physician and Gay Rights Advocate Magnus Hirschfeld
Physician and Gay Rights Advocate
Magnus Hirschfeld
  • 1936-04-08 Robert Bárány, Austrian physician, Nobel laureate (b. 1876)
  • 1939-01-24 Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Swiss physician and nutritionist, dies at 71
  • 1940-03-20 Alfred Ploetz, German physician, biologist, and eugenicist (b. 1860)

Person of interestFrederick Banting

1941-02-21 Frederick Banting, Canadian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, dies in a plane crash at 49

  • 1941-04-26 Jean Demoor, Belgian physician & physiologist, dies at 74
  • 1942-11-17 Ben Reitman, American anarchist, physician (b. 1879)
  • 1944-01-21 Gustaaf DFL Schamelhout, Flemish physician/writer, dies at 74

Person of interestEduard Wirths

1945-09-20 Eduard Wirths, Nazi physician at Auschwitz, commits suicide at 36

Nazi Physician Eduard Wirths
Nazi Physician
Eduard Wirths
  • 1945-10-06 Leonardo Conti, Nazi physician, dies by hanging himself while awaiting trial for war crimes at Nuremberg at 45
  • 1948-05-26 Theodore Morell, German doctor, Hitler's personal physician, dies at 61
  • 1948-06-02 Viktor Brack, German Nazi physician and war criminal, dies at 43
  • 1948-06-02 Karl Brandt, German physician of Adolf Hitler, hanged for war crimes at 44
  • 1948-06-02 Waldemar Hoven, German physician (b. 1903)
  • 1948-06-02 Wolfram Sievers, Nazi physician, dies at 42
  • 1950-02-25 George Minot, American physician (Nobel 1934 - introduction of a raw-liver diet in the treatment of pernicious anemia), dies at 64

Person of interestCharles R. Drew

1950-04-01 Charles R. Drew, American physician and surgeon who pioneered blood plasma research and developed the blood bank concept, dies in a car crash at 45

Surgeon and Medical Researcher Charles R. Drew
Surgeon and Medical Researcher
Charles R. Drew
  • 1950-05-08 Vital Brazil, Brazilian physician (b. 1865)
  • 1950-11-16 "Dr. Bob" Smith, American physician and co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, dies of colon cancer at 71
  • 1951-10-06 Otto Fritz Meyerhof, German-born physician and biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1884)

Person of interestMaria Montessori

1952-05-06 Maria Montessori, Italian physician/educationist, dies at 81

  • 1954-03-28 Francis B Young, British physician/writer (In South Africa), dies at 69
  • 1954-07-03 Siegfried Handloser, German physician (b. 1895)
  • 1957-01-25 Kiyoshi Shiga, Japanese physician and bacteriologist (b. 1871)

Person of interestJoseph Gilbert Hamilton

1957-02-18 Joseph G. Hamilton, American Physician who was a pioneer of using radioactive isotopes in disease treatment and diagnosis, dies of radiation induced leukemia at 49

  • 1957-02-23 John Friend Mahoney, American physician who pioneered the treatment of syphilis with penicillin, dies at 67
  • 1957-10-10 Karl Genzken, Nazi physician, Chief of the Medical Office of the Waffen-SS, dies at 72
  • 1958-06-26 Andrija Štampar, Croatian physician and United Nations diplomat (b. 1888)
  • 1958-12-10 Juliane Gabriels, Flemish physician (Artus Quellin), dies at 72
  • 1960-12-29 Philippe Panneton, Canadian physician, diplomat and writer (Trente arpents), dies at 65
  • 1961-06-16 Marcel Junod, Swiss physician (b. 1904)
  • 1962-01-30 Manuel de Abreu, Brazilian physician (b. 1894)
  • 1963-03-04 William Carlos Williams, American physician and poet, dies at 79
  • 1963-05-17 John Wilce, physician and former head football coach at the Ohio State University (b. 1888)
  • 1963-11-22 Wilhelm Beiglböck, Nazi physician (b. 1905)
  • 1965-03-30 Philip Showalter Hench, American physician, (Nobel Prize 1950 for cortisone), dies at 69

BattleChe Guevara

1967-10-09 Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Argentine Marxist revolutionary and physician, executed in Bolivia at 39

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara
  • 1969-08-08 Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer, German human biologist and Nazi physician, dies at 73
  • 1970-08-01 Otto Heinrich Warburg, German physician (Nobel-1931), dies at 86
  • 1971-06-25 John Boyd Orr, Scottish physician, Nobel laureate (b. 1880)
  • 1972-05-31 Walter Freeman, American physician (developer and practitioner of psychiatric surgery transorbital lobotomy), dies
  • 1973-01-20 Lorenz Böhler, Austrian physician (b. 1885)
  • 1973-02-23 Dickinson W. Richards, American physician (Nobel 1956 - development of cardiac catheterization and the characterisation of a number of cardiac diseases), dies at 77
  • 1978-06-18 Walter C. Alvarez, American physician (b. 1884)
  • 1983-02-20 Fritz Köberle, Austrian-Brazilian physician (b. 1910)
  • 1983-05-05 Horst Schumann, Nazi physician, dies at 77
  • 1983-05-23 Albert Claude, Belgian biologist and physician (Nobel 1974), dies at 84
  • 1983-07-03 John Fleming (Jack) Brock, South African nutritional scientist, physician and a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town, dies at 78
  • 1983-08-27 William Hitzig, Austrian Maxwell physician, dies at 78
  • 1984-12-29 Sidney Garfield, American physician and pioneer of health maintenance organizations (Kaiser Permanente), dies at 78
  • 1985-08-30 Taylor Caldwell [Janet Miriam Holland Taylor Caldwell], Anglo-American novelist (Dynasty of Death, Dear and Glorious Physician), dies at 84
  • 1986-09-25 Ben Sajet, physician/politician, dies at 99
  • 1988-02-19 André F. Cournand, French physician and physiologist (Nobel 1956), dies at 92
  • 1989-10-03 Joseph Wybran, Belgian physician/Jews foreman, murdered
  • 1990-05-10 Walker Percy, physician/novelist (Lancelot), dies of cancer at 73
  • 1991-07-04 Victor Chang, Australian physician (b. 1936)
  • 1991-12-17 Armand Frappier, French-Canadian physician and microbiologist, dies at 87
  • 1992-08-10 Aribert Heim, Austrian SS physician (served at the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp in Mauthausen, known as Dr. Death), dies at 78
  • 1993-02-08 Paul Brickhill, Dutch/US WW II pilot/physician, dies

Person of interestAlbert Sabin

1993-03-03 Albert Sabin [Abram Saperstein], Polish American physician who invented the oral polio vaccine, dies of heart failure at 86

Physician and Scientist Albert Sabin
Physician and Scientist
Albert Sabin
  • 1993-07-24 Ben Polak, Dutch physician, communist and resistance fighter, dies at 79
  • 1993-10-22 Elie A Cohen, physician (held in Auschwitz), dies at 84
  • 1993-11-01 Severo Ochoa, Spanish-American physician and biochemist (Nobel 1959), dies at 88
  • 1994-01-11 Helmut Poppendick, Nazi physician (b. 1902)
  • 1994-02-25 Baruch Goldstein, physician/murderer (53 in mosque), lynched at 42
  • 1994-09-12 Boris Yegorov, Soviet physician and cosmonaut (Voskhod I), dies at 56
  • 1995-02-13 Alberto Burri, Ital's physician/sculptor/painter), dies at 79
  • 1995-02-14 Alberto Burri, Italian physician/sculptor/painter, dies at 79
  • 1995-11-03 Gordon S. Fahrni, Canadian physician and President of the Canadian Medical Association, dies at 108
  • 1996-07-19 Pran Nath Chhuttani, Indian physician and teacher, dies at 81
  • 1996-08-01 Lucille Teasdale-Corti, Canadian physician and international aid worker (b. 1929)
  • 1997-01-12 Charles Huggins, American-Canadian physician and cancer researcher (1966 Nobel Prize), dies at 95
  • 1997-03-06 Anthony Hopkins, English clinical neurologist and Director of the Research Unit at the Royal College of Physicians, dies at 59
  • 1998-09-02 Jonathan Mann, American physician and AIDS activist, dies in the 1998 crash of Swissair Flight 111 at 51
  • 1998-10-23 Barnett Slepian, American physician, murdered by anti-abortionist James Charles Kopp at 52
  • 1998-10-24 Mary Calderone, American physician and founder (planned parenthood), dies at 94
  • 2001-05-17 Frank G. Slaughter, American novelist and physician (b. 1908)

Famous Physicians