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Wilson, Sir (William James) Erasmus (1809–1884), dermatologist and philanthropist

D'A. Power

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/29702

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Wilson, Sir (William James) Erasmus (1809–1884), dermatologist and philanthropist, generally known as Erasmus Wilson, was born on 25 November 1809 in the house of his Norwegian maternal grandfather, Erasmus Brandsdorph, in High Street, Marylebone, Middlesex. His father, William Wilson, a Royal Navy surgeon, was born in ...

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Subjects: Social and Cultural History ; Society and Culture ; Dermatology

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