John Hunter

John Hunter bio

Birth Name: John Hunter

Occupation: Doctor

Place Of Birth: Scotland

Date Of Birth: February 13, 1728

Date Of Death: October 16, 1793

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Scottish

John Hunter was born on the 13th of February, 1728. He was famous for being a Doctor. Scottish surgeon who championed the application of the scientific method in medicine and became one of the most respected doctors of his day. He is the namesake of The Hunterian Society of London and contributed greatly to the medical field’s understanding of bone growth, digestion, inflammation and other processes of the human body.

John Hunter was born in Scotland. He got his start in medicine as an assistant in dissections to his brother William, who was an anatomist. He later served as an Army surgeon in the early 1760’s. He was the teacher and friend of Edward Jenner, who created the smallpox vaccine.

John Hunter was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Hunter was born in 1720s.

John Hunter is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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John Hunter was born in the Year of the Monkey.

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REAL NAME: John Hunter
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: John Hunter was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: John Hunter was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: John Hunter had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

John Hunter’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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