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Richard Bright
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Born in Bristol, Bristol
Born on 28th of September 1789
Died on 16th of December 1858

Born 1789. Died 1858 - English physician.

Studied medicine in Edinburgh, London, Berlin and Vienna. Made important observations on diseases of nervous system, lungs and abdomen. Brightís disease of the kidneys is named after him. Became physician extraordinary to Queen Victoria.

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