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Timeline of Medicine

2730 BC Ancient Egyptian Civilisation Imhotep Traditional Chinese Medicine
500 BC Ancient Greek Civilisation Pythagoras Traditional Indian Medicine
377 BC   Hippocrates  
332 BC Alexandria founded    
322 BC Roman Empire Aristotle  
199 Ad   Galen  
400 Medieval Medicine The Dark Ages  
800     Arabic Empire
1037   Avicenna  
1200     Mongol Empire
1300   The Black Death  
1510 -1590   Paré  
1514 -1564   Vesalius  
1600 Renaissance Medicine    
1578 -1657   Harvey  
1665   Great Plague of London  
1666   Great Fire of London  
1762 Age of Enlightenment Lady Montagu Inoculation
1749 -1823   Jenner Vaccination
1831 Industrial Revolution First case of Cholera in UK  
1842   Edwin Chadwick's Report Public Health Act 1848
1850 Development of Modern Surgery Anaesthetics  
1854 Crimean War Florence Nightingale Mary Jane Seacole
    John Snow  
1797 -1865   Miranda Stewart Barry  
1865   Elizabeth Garrett Anderson  
1874 London School of Medicine for Women founded    
1895   Louis Pasteur Germ Theory
1895   Wilhelm Roentgen and Marie Curie Discovery of X-rays
1900    Karl Landsteiner Discovery of Blood Groups
1902 Boer War    
1827 -1912   Joseph Lister Antisepsis
1906 Liberal Government Reforms School Meals  
1909   Old Age Pension Act  
1911   National Insurance Act  
1910   Koch  
1908   Becquerel  
1881 -1955   Alexander Fleming Discovery of Penicillin
1914 -1918 First World War Advance of Plastic Surgery  
1942 Beveridge Report    
1948   The National Health Service (NHS)  
1953   Description of Structure of DNA  


 



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