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Stephen Hales

Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Kent, England
Death: January 4, 1761 (83)
Teddington, London, England
Place of Burial: Greater London, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Hales and Mary Hales
Husband of Mary Newce
Father of Robert Hales
Brother of Robert Hales; Catherine Hales; Thomas Hales, 2nd Baronet; Robert Hales; Mary Hales and 9 others

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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

September 17, 1677
Kent, England
June 24, 1709
Age 31
Leddington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
January 4, 1761
Age 83
Teddington, London, England
Greater London, England