Sophia Jex Blake white plaque in Hastings

In this house was born
Sophia Jex Blake
M.D.
1840-1912
Pioneer woman doctor

Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake (21 January 1840 – 7 January 1912) was an English physician, teacher and feminist. She was one of the first female doctors in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, a leading campaigner for medical education for women and was involved in founding two medical schools for women, in London and in Edinburgh, where she also started a women's hospital.

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