William Harvey

Born Apr 1, 1578
Hometown Folkestone
Died Jun 3, 1657
Death Place Roehampton
Nationality English

William Harvey was an English physician. He was the first to describe completely and in detail the systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped to the body by the heart, though earlier writers had provided precursors of the theory. After his death the William Harvey Hospital was constructed in the town of Ashford, several miles from his birthplace of Folkestone.… Read More

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1578 Birth Born in 1578.


1657 79 Years Old Harvey died at Roehampton in the house of his brother Eliab on 3 June 1657. … Read More
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