Dr John Aikin

Died aged c. 75

John Aikin (15 January 1747 – 7 December 1822) was an English medical doctor and surgeon. Later in life he devoted himself wholly to biography and writing in periodicals.

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Anna Laetitia Barbauld 1743-1825 essayist, poet, innovative children's author born here on 20 June 1743. Ably supported throughout her career by her brother John Aikin MD 1747-1822 physician, biographer and editor born here 15 January 1747

Old House, Kibworth Harcourt, United Kingdom where they was born (1747)