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date: 16 February 2020

Monro, Alexander, secunduslocked

(1733–1817)
  • Lisa Rosner

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Monro, Alexander, secundus (1733–1817), anatomist, was the third son of Alexander Monro primus (1697–1767), professor of medicine and anatomy at Edinburgh University, and Isabella, second daughter of Sir Donald MacDonald bt, of the Isle of Skye. He was born in Edinburgh on 20 May 1733. He and his elder brother ...

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