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Andree, John (1697/8–1785), physician

D. D. Gibbs

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Andree, John (1697/8–1785), physician, was the co-founder of the London Hospital. Little is known of his origins except that he was probably descended from a Huguenot family named André, some of whom travelled to London from Geneva as refugees at the end of the sixteenth century. The paucity of documentation suggests that the family were of humble status. ...

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Subjects: Medicine and Health

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