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William Bowman
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Born in Nantwich, Cheshire
Born on 20th of July 1816
Died on 29th of March 1892

Born 1816. Died 1892 - Physician and ophthalmic surgeon.

At King’s College Hospital, London with Richard Todd researched and published Physiological Anatomy and Physiology of Man (1845-56). Discovered function of kidney, part of which is called Bowman’s Capsule.

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