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Bartholin, Thomas (The Elder)

Born: 1616 AD
Died: 1680 AD, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: Danish
Categories: Mathematicians, Physicians, Theologian


1616 - Thomas Bartholin is a Danish mathematician and physician was born 20th of October.


1652 - He gave the first full description of the human lymphatic system.


- His discovery was made at about the same time as Olof Rudbeck.


Bartholin described the use of so-called refrigeration anaesthesia.


Thomas Bartholin is the brother of Erasmus Bartholin.


1680 - Thomas Bartholin died 4th of December.






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