Thomas Hodgkin blue plaque in London

Thomas Hodgkin (1798-1866), physician, reformer and philanthropist, lived here.

Thomas Hodgkin (1798–1866) was an English physician, considered one of the most prominent pathologists of his time and a pioneer in preventive medicine. He is now best known for the first account of Hodgkin's disease, a form of lymphoma and blood disease, in 1832. Hodgkin's work marked the beginning of times when a pathologist was actively involved in the clinical process. He was a contemporary of Thomas Addison and Richard Bright at Guy's Hospital.

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