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William Eeid Clanny (1776 - 1850):
Physician and Inventor


William Clanny was born in Bangor, County Down, and studied medicine at Edinburgh . After serving in the navy he invented a safety lamp for miners, an invention which preceeded Davy's and for which he received a gold medal from the Society of Arts.

Born: 1776
Died: 10 January 1850
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