Sir Victor Horsley FRS

Died aged c. 59

Sir Victor Alexander Haden Horsley, FRS (14 April 1857 – 16 July 1916) was an accomplished scientist and professor. He was born in Kensington, London. He was educated at Cranbrook School, Kent and studied medicine at University College London and in Berlin, Germany (1881), and in the same year started his career as a house surgeon and registrar at the University College Hospital. From 1884 to 1890 Horsley was Professor-Superintendent of the Brown Institute. In 1886 he was appointed as Assistant Professor of Surgery at the National Hospital for Paralysis and Epilepsy, and as a Professor of Pathology (1887–1896) and Professor of Clinical Surgery (1899–1902) at University College London. He was a supporter for Women's Suffrage, and was an opponent of tobacco and alcohol.

Wikidata Wikipedia

Family tree

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Spudgun67 on Wikimedia Commons

Sir Victor Horsley 1857-1916 pioneer of neurosurgery and social reformer lived here

129 Gower Street, Fitzrovia, London, United Kingdom where they lived