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John Oliver Curran (1819 - 1847):
Physician


John Curran was born at Trooperfield, near Lisburn, County Antrim. It is said that at the age of four he chose to become a vegetarian. He studied in Glasgow and Dublin and became a medical doctor in 1843. By 1846, after a study of Paris hospitals, he returned to Ireland to work at the King and Queen's College of Physicians. He was a gifted doctor, a member of the Royal Irish Academy, and contributed to medical literature. He died of typhus during the Famine when he was twenty-eight years old.

Born: 1819
Died: 1847
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