Stephen Hales (1677 - 1761) MP

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Birthplace: Kent, England
Death: Died in Teddington, London, England
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Stephen Hales

Stephen Hales, FRS (17 September 1677 – 4 January 1761) was an English clergyman who made major contributions to a range of scientific fields including botany and physiology. He invented several device including a ventilator, a pneumatic trough and a surgical forceps for the removal of renal stones. He was also a philanthropist who opposed slavery and wrote a popular tract on alcoholic intemperance.

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Stephen Hales's Timeline

1677
September 17, 1677
Kent, England
1720
March 26, 1720
Age 42
1761
January 4, 1761
Age 83
Teddington, London, England