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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 is Joseph Lister famous for?
He was a doctor. He invented the antiseptic carbolic acid (phenol) in water and advocated the role of cleanliness in medical procedures. Later a much diluted form of his antiseptic was sold to the public as "Listerine"  wiki.answers.com
What is Joseph Lister famous for ?
Joseph Lister (1827-1912) was a famous British surgeon (Glasgow R.I.) who promoted the idea of sterile surgery. He is considered 'father of antiseptics'.  www.kgbanswers.co.uk
Where was joseph lister born?
Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister was born at Upton,  www.chacha.com
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