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Fordyce, George (1736-1802), physician

Noel G. Coley

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/9878
Fordyce, George (1736-1802), physician


Fordyce, George (1736-1802), physician, was born in Aberdeen on 18 November 1736, posthumous son and only child of George Fordyce, owner of a small landed estate at Broadford, near Aberdeen. His father was one of a large family of twenty, and several of his brothers became well known: Alexander Fordyce ...

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