The Lit & Phil Card Index


Forenames: Edward

Last name: JENNER

Titles and Honours: FRS

Date of birth: 1749-01-01

Date of death: 1823-01-01

Date of Election: 1810-04-19

Honorary Member? Yes


Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? Yes


"Natural history of the cuckoo" (1788, Philosophical Transactions); "Process for preparing pure emetic tartar by recrystallisation" ( 1793); "Inquiry in to the cause and effects of the variolae vaccinae, a disease discovered in some of West counties of England, particularly Gloucs, and known by the name of the cow pox" (1798); "Further observations" (1799); "Continuation of facts and observations related to variolae vaccinae or cow pox" (1800); "Complete statements of facts and observations related to the cow pox" (1800); "On the origin of vaccine inoculation on the varieties of vaccine pustule occurring by a herpetic state of the skin" (1801); " A letter to C H Parry MD, on the influence of artificial eruptions in certain diseases incidental to the human body" (1822); "Observations on the migration of birds" (1823)

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MD (St Andrews 1792, Oxon 1813) - practiced at Berkley, Gloucs (1773). FRS in 1788. Discoverer of vaccination/experimented into transmission of lymph, first vaccinated from cowpox in 1796. in 1802 and 1806, received Parliamentary grants. 1808, National Vaccine establishment founded; 1853, vaccination compulsory in England. Wrote poetry ("Address to a robin"... 1773.

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