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Cullen, Williamlocked

  • W. F. Bynum


Cullen, William (1710–1790), chemist and physician, was born in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, near Glasgow, on 15 April 1710, the second son of William Cullen and his wife, Elizabeth, the daughter of Mr Robertson of Whistleberry. There were seven sons and daughters from the marriage, and after his father's death ...

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