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So, you’ve probably heard of Custer… some western movie somewhere? No idea? Well, you need to know who he is – because he’s often a focus for an exam question. Ready to learn all about Custer, his successes, and his failings? Then here we go…

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You might have heard of this guy somewhere before… perhaps it was on TV somewhere? In fact, Louis Pasteur is arguably one of the most important individuals on the Medicine Through Time course – so we’re covering him here. Ready? Here we go…

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Dr John Snow

In this new series of posts, we’ll be looking at famous (and important) figures throughout history. These could range from a physician to a colonel, who knows? We’ll cover all the important facts that you need to know about their life, what they did, why they were important, and ultimately, the bigger picture of it all.

So, who better to start with than Doctor John Snow?

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