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William Dease (c.1750 - 1798):
Surgeon


William Dease was born in Lisney, County Cavan, and was educated in Dublin and Paris, where he became a surgeon. He helped to found the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin and served as its first professor, then later as its first President. In 1798 he died in mysterious circumstances. His publications include Observations on Wounds in the Head; Different Methods of Treating the Venereal Diseases; Radical Cure of Hydrocele and Observations on Midwifery. A statue and a bust have been erected to his memory in the hall of the College of Surgeons

Born: c.1750
Died: 21 January 1798
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