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What was joseph lister famous for?

Joseph Lister was famous as a British surgeon who promoted the idea of sterile surgery while working at the Glasgow Infirmary. He came from a prosperous Quaker home in Upton, Essex. He is one of the pioneers of surgery and left a big contribution to the profession.
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What Did Joseph Lister Invent?
Joseph Lister was a surgeon who invented a pump spray of carbolic acid to be used in operating rooms in 1869. It helped to kill germs and stave off infection; therefore, more people survived surgical procedures. To find more information click here:  www.ask.com
What was joseph listers invention?
Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister, OM, FRS (5 April 1827 – 10 February 1912) was an English surgeon who promoted the idea of sterile surgery while working at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He successfully introduced carbolic acid (phenol) to sterilize  answers.yahoo.com
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