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Duncan, Andrew (1773–1832), physician and expert in forensic science

G. T. Bettany

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/8213

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Duncan, Andrew (1773–1832), physician and expert in forensic science, was born in Edinburgh on 10 August 1773, the eldest of the twelve children born to Andrew Duncan (1744–1828), professor of the institutes of medicine, and his wife, Mary Knox. He was the only child to follow his father into the medical profession, and shared many interests with him; the elder ...

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Subjects: Medicine and Health ; Law ; Criminology and Criminal Justice ; Forensic Medicine ; Pathology

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