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Watson, John Forbeslocked

  • E. I. Carlyle
  • , revised by Thomas Prasch


Watson, John Forbes (1827–1892), physician and expert on India, was baptized on 20 June 1827, at Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, the son of George Watson, a farmer, and his wife, Jean McHardy. He was educated at the University of Aberdeen and graduated MA and MD in 1847. He continued his medical training at ...

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