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 James Parkinson

James Parkinson

Birth
Shoreditch, London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, England
Death 21 Dec 1824 (aged 69)
Shoreditch, London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, England
Burial Shoreditch, London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 3195 · View Source
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British Physician and Palaeontologist. Graduated at the London Hospital Medical College, he was the discoverer of eponymous disease that causes seizures and tremor in the upper limbs. According to experts, he was the pioneer of Preventive Medicine. "Medical admonitions to Families" is considered his most important essay, along with "Organic Remains of the Former World.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 17 Jul 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3195
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Parkinson (11 Apr 1755–21 Dec 1824), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3195, citing St Leonard Churchyard, Shoreditch, London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .