Brunton, Thomas Lauder, Sir

Born: Mar 14, 1844 AD
Died: 1916 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: Scottish
Categories: Physicians, Physiologist


1844 - Born on March 14th in Roxburgh in southeastern Scotland. Scottish physician and physiologist who played a major role in establishing pharmacology as a rigorous science.

1866 - Graduated from  the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, with a Bachelor of Medicine (M.B.).

1867 - He graduated from University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.).

1868 - He graduated from University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, with a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.).

1870 - He graduated from University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, with a Doctor of Science (Sc.D.).

1876 - He was invested as a Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, London (F.R.C.P.).

         - He was a consultant physician in St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, England.

         - He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.).

1879 - He married Louisa Jane Stopford, daughter of Venerable Edward Adderley Stopford on September 20th.

1889 - He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Aberdeen University, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

1898 - He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian.

1900 - He was invested as a Knight.

1908 - He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) by Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.

         - He was created 1st Baronet Brunton, of Stratford Place, St. Marylebone on July 17th.

1916 - Died on September 16th in London.
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