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Elizabeth Garrett was the second of ten children (four sons and six daughters) born to Newson Garrett, a prosperous businessman of Aldeburgh, Suffolk, and his wife Louisa Dunnell Garrett.
Garrett's father saw to it that Elizabeth and her sister, Louie, were first taught at home by a governess. In 1849, they were sent to the Academy for the Daughters of Gentlemen, a boarding school in Blackheath run by the Misses Browning,

WHAT INSPIRED HER?

In 1859 Anderson met the US doctor Elizabeth Blackwell, who inspired her to become a doctor.

All you need to know
WHAT WAS SHE FAMOUS FOR?
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson was the first female doctor to qualify in England.
She opened a school of medicine for women, and paved the way for women’s medical education in Britain

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Died
17 December 1917(1917-12-17) (aged 81)
Education
Studied privately with physicians in London hospitals
Known for
First woman to gain a medical qualification in Britain Creating a medical school for women
Relatives
Louisa Garrett Anderson (daughter) Alan Garrett Anderson (son) Millicent Garrett Fawcett (sister)
Profession
Physician
Institutions
New Hospital for Women London School of Medicine for Women



IF YOU WANT TO KNOW MORE ON ELIZABETH VISI:
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/WandersonE.htm




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