Hans Sloane

Hans Sloane

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir Hans Sloane, 1st Baronet, PRS (16 April 1660 - 11 January 1753) was an Ulster-Scot physician and collector, notable for bequeathing his collection to the British nation which became the foundation of the British Museum. He also invented Drinking Chocolate Milk and gave his name to Sloane Square in London, and Sir Hans Slone Square in his birthplace Killyleagh. Hans Sloane was born on 16 April 1660 at Killyleagh in County Down, Northern Ireland. His father was the head of a Scottish colony sent over by James I. His father died when he was six years old.show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136591464
  • 9786136591469