Overview

George Birkbeck

(1776—1841) physician and educationist


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(1776–1841),

medical doctor and educational reformer. Birkbeck trained in medicine [18] at Edinburgh where he was a student of Joseph Black (1728–99) and Dugald Stewart. After graduating, he took up ...

Subjects: British History.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.