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date: 26 February 2020

Lister, Joseph, Baron Listerlocked

  • Christopher Lawrence


Lister, Joseph, Baron Lister (1827–1912), surgeon and founder of a system of antiseptic surgery, the second son and fourth child of seven of Joseph Jackson Lister FRS (1786–1869), wine merchant and microscopist, and his wife, Isabella, née Harris (1794?–1864), daughter of Anthony Harris...

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