Biographies2022-09-05T16:57:24+00:00

Explore our extensive database of over 1000 articles incorporating biographies of those who have influenced homeopathy over the years. Compiled by leading homeopathic expert Sue Young, with additional contributions from medical historian Dr Mel Draper. The biographies have been kindly donated by Sue Young and originally appeared on sueyounghistories.com.

Adams, Queenie Muriel Francis (1902 – 1999)

Queenie Muriel Francis Adams MRCS, LRCP, MFHom (7 May 1902 – 19 August 1999) taught general medicine at the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital and at the London Missionary School of Medicine Adams also practiced at [...]

Allen, Henry Chileab (1836 – 1909)

Henry Chileab Allen M. D. (2 October 1836 – 22 January 1909) was Professor of Diseases of the Skin and Miasmatics and founder of the Hering Medical College, City Physician at the Baptist Hospital and [...]

Ameke, Wilhelm (1847 – 1886)

Wilhelm Ameke M.D. (19 April 1847 – 22 January 1886) was a German orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy to become, alongside Richard Haehl, one of the great historians of Samuel Hahnemann and of homeopathy. [...]

Anderson, John (1812 – 1909)

John Anderson M.D. MRCS, LSA (12 September 1812 – November 1909) was a British orthodox physician and surgeon who converted to homeopathy after 20 years of allopathic practice to become Physician to the Clapham and [...]

Angell, Henry Clay (1829 – 1911)

Henry Clay Angell MD (27 January 1829 – 28 May 1911) was a noted Boston ophthalmologist. Angell graduated from the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1852, briefly setting up in practice with German homeopathic [...]

Anthony, Susan Brownell (1820 – 1906)

Susan Brownell Anthony (15 February 1820 – 13 March 1906) was a prominent supporter of homeopathy, forming the National Women Suffrage Association and supporting abolitionism and she spoke out forcefully on behalf of homeopathy all [...]

Arnaud, Victor (1807 – 1869)

Victor Arnaud (1807? – 13 November 1869) was a veteran French homeopath and President of the Homeopathic Medical Society of France. Arnaud was present at the International Homeopathic Congress in Paris in 1867. Arnaud’s name [...]

Ashurst, William Henry (1792 – 1855)

William Henry Ashurst Snr (11 February 1792 – 13 October 1855) was a British solicitor who founded the commercial law firm Ashurst Morris Crisp at 6 Old Jewry Street. Ashurst was a political reformer and, [...]

Bauer, Adolphus (1806 – 1867)

Adolphus Bauer M.D. (March 1806 - 13 October 1867) Adolphus Bauer was born and educated in Germany. He became a citizen of Cincinnati about 1848. He soon acquired a large practice among the best citizens, [...]

Bauer, William J. (1821 – 1886 )

William J. Bauer (1821 - 6 November 1886 ) was of Quaker parentage and since 1850 had practiced as an homeopath in  New York City. William J Bauer of New York city, was born in [...]

Bayard, Edward (1806 – 1889)

Edward Bayard M.D. Image credit: National Library of Medicine Edward Bayard M.D. (5 March 1806 – 28 September 1889) was a lawyer for eighteen years, who converted to become a homeopath, and continued [...]

Berridge, Edward William (1844 – 1920)

Edward William Berridge MB, BS (1844 – 13 May 1920) was a British orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy. Berridge trained at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in 1864, and then travelled to America to study at [...]

Bier, August Karl Gustav (1861 – 1949)

August Karl Gustav Bier (1861 – 1949) was a German surgeon and the pioneer of spinal anaesthesia. Bier was unusual for being very open minded in his support of homeopathy, even though he came across [...]

Blackie, Margery Grace (1898 – 1981)

Margery Grace Blackie CVO, MD, FFHom (4 Feb 1898 – 24 August 1981) was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy. In 1969 she became the homeopathic physician of Queen Elizabeth II, the first woman [...]

Blake, James Dore (1805 – 1874)

James Dore Blake M.D. M.R.C.S. (18 May 1805 – 13 October 1874) MD MRCS became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1847, having attended the School of Medicine in Charlotte Street, Bloomsbury, [...]

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