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William Hunter

William Hunter (1718-1783)

WILLIAM HUNTER (1718-1783) was born at Long Calderwood, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He studied and worked with William Cullen in Glasgow and Alexander Monro in Edinburgh. Working later in London, he gave lectures in anatomy and began the practice of obstetrics, both of which made him famous. In 1774 he published the beautiful atlas Anatomia uteri humani gravidi tabula illustrata…The anatomy of the human gravid uterus exhibited in figures, a very famous anatomical work.

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