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Sir Hans Sloane
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Born in Killyleagh, County Down
Born on 16th of April 1660
Died on 11th of January 1753

Born 1660. Died 1753 - British physician and naturalist.

Studied in London and France. Physician to the governor of Jamaica (1685-86). Collected a herbarium of 800 species. Founded the Chelsea Physic Garden in 1721. Best work was Natural History of Jamaica (1707-25).

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