Edward Jenner Rank
About Edward Jenner
Edward Jenner was a renowned English scientist and physician regarded as one of the greatest scientists in medical history. He is best known for his pioneering and remarkable work in creating the smallpox vaccine, which is known as the first vaccine ever made.
He was the eight of his parents' nine children. In 1788, he married Catharine Kingscote. Catharine bore him three children, including Edward Robert Jenner who died of tuberculosis at a young age. He remained married to Catharine until her death from tuberculosis in 1815.
His work is believed to have saved more lives than any other invention in world history.
He was included in the BBC's 2002 list of the 100 Greatest Britons.
Edward Jenner Rank
Famous quotes by Edward Jenner
I shall endeavour still further to prosecute this inquiry, an inquiry I trust not merely speculative, but of sufficient moment to inspire the pleasing hope of its becoming essentially beneficial to mankind.Edward Jenner
F.A.Q. about Edward Jenner
When is his birthday?
Edward Jenner's birthday is on May 17, 1749.
In how many days is his birthday?
Edward's birthday is in 112 days
How old was Edward when he died?
He was 73 years old.
When did he die?
He died in January 26, 1823.
How old would he be today?
Edward Jenner would be 272 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Edward from?
He was born in Gloucestershire.
Edward Jenner's Popularity
Edward Jenner was a famous English physician and scientist, who was born on May 17, 1749. As a person born on this date, Edward Jenner is listed in our database as the 32nd most popular celebrity for the day (May 17).
People born on May 17 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Edward Jenner is the 777th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Edward Jenner's birthday, Edward Jenner is the 752nd most famous English.
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