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Sir Patrick Manson.
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John Manson,
of Fingask.
He mar Elizabeth Blaikie [bapt 2 Mar 1822].
She is descendant of Robert III, King of Scotland and of Henry I.
They had issue:

  1. Sir Patrick Manson, FRS,
    born 3 October 1844.
    Founder of the field of tropical medicine.
    He was a physician who made important discoveries in parasitology.
    He suggested that the agent that causes malaria is spread by the mosquito.
    He discovered a new species of the flatworm that causes Schistosomiasis. This species of flatworm is now called Schistosoma mansoni.
    He founded the London School of Tropical Medicine.
    He died 9 April 1922, age 77 yrs.
    There is a plaque to him on the Cruickshank Building of the University of Aberdeen, in the Cruickshank Botanic Garden, Aberdeen (see map).

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