Donald Monro (1728 - 1802)

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Birthplace: London, England
Death: Died in London, England
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About Donald Monro

Biographical Summary

Monro, Donald. 15/01/1728-09/06/1802. Ref: 1093. Male.

  • Place of Birth: London.
  • Place of Death: Argyle Street, London.
  • Profession: Physician,Medical Author.
  • Appointments Held: Army Physician c1753-7; Physician 1758-60, St. George's Hospital, London; Physician 1760-3, British Military Hospital, Germany; Physician 1763-86,St George's Hospital; Croonian Lecturer 1774-5,Royal College of Physicians,London; Senr. Physician to Forces.
  • Schools and Tutors: Mr Mundell's School, Edinburgh.
  • Undergraduate Studies: MD (Edinburgh 1753), LRCP(1756).
  • Marital Status: Married Dorothea Maria Heineken.
  • Mother: Isabella Macdonald of Sleat.
  • Father: Alexander Monro, 1697-1767, Professor, Medicine & Anatomy, Edinburgh University 1720-58.
  • Siblings: Alexander Monro FRSE 1733-1817.
  • Other Family: Uncle of Alexander Monro, FRSE 1773-1859.
  • References: DNB 38, 1894, 182-3; Munk 2, 247; Poggendorff 1, pt. 2, 188; Shapin 336.
  • Memberships: FRS (1766), FRCP(1771).
  • Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
  • Proposers: Founder Member.
  • Edinburgh Philosophical Society: Non Residential.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 662

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Donald Monro's Timeline

1728
January 15, 1728
London, England
1802
June 9, 1802
Age 74
London, England