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Edward Jenner

Edward Jenner by John Raphael Smith
Born 17 May 1749
Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England
Died 26 January 1823(1823-01-26) (aged 73)
Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England
Residence Berkeley, Gloucestershire
Nationality English
Fields Medicine/surgery, natural history
Alma mater

St George’s, University of London
University of St Andrews

Academic advisors John Hunter
Known for Smallpox vaccine; Vaccination

I hope that some day the practice of producing cowpox in human beings will spread over the world – when that day comes, there will be no more smallpox.
Edward Jenner
The deviation of man from the state in which he was originally placed by nature seems to have proved to him a prolific source of diseases.
Edward Jenner
I shall endeavour still further to prosecute this inquiry, an inquiry I trust not merely speculative, but of sufficient moment to inspire the pleasing hope of its becoming essentially beneficial to mankind.
Edward Jenner