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Forenames: John

Last name: AIKIN

Titles and Honours:

Date of birth: 1747-01-01

Date of death: 1822-01-01

Date of Election: 1781-12-12

Honorary Member? Yes


Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? Yes


"Remarks on the Different Success with Respect to Health of some Attempts to pan the Winter in High Northern Latitudes" (1785 vol.1 p.59)
"On the Impresion of Reality Attending Dramatic Representations" (vol. 1, ser. 4, no. 4 17983 no. 6)
"Essays on School of Writing"
"Translation of the Germania and the Africola of Tacitus"
"Biographical Memoirs of Medicine in Great Britain"
"England Delineated"
"General Biography"
"The Arts of Life"
"The Woodland Companion"
"Lives of John Selden and Archbishop Usher"
"Evenings at Home" (with Mrs. Barbanld)

Place of Residence:


Doctor and philosopher.
Physician and author.

Studied medicine at Edinburgh. Surgery at London.

1784 moved to Great Yarmouth - medical practice.
1792 [moved to] Hackney.

Had several children.

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