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Burns, Allan (1781–1813), anatomist

Campbell F. Lloyd

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Burns, Allan (1781–1813), anatomist, was born in Glasgow on 18 September 1781, one of the sons of the Revd John Burns (1744–1839), minister of Barony parish, Glasgow, and his wife, Elizabeth Stevenson. Family interests connected the professions and commerce: his brother George Burns...

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Subjects: Medicine and Health

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