Elizabeth Garrett Anderson blue plaque in Aldeburgh

First woman to qualify in Britain as physician and surgeon Elizabeth Garrett Anderson MD Britain's first woman mayor Aldeburgh 1908 lived here 1841-1852

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, LSA, MD (9 June 1836 – 17 December 1917), was an English physician and feminist, the first Englishwoman to qualify as a physician and surgeon in Britain, the co-founder of the first hospital staffed by women, the first dean of a British medical school, the first female M.D. in France, the first woman in Britain to be elected to a school board and, as Mayor of Aldeburgh, the first female mayor and magistrate in Britain.

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