Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, LSA, MD (9 June 1836 – 17 December 1917), was an English physician and feminist, the first Englishwoman to qualify as a physician and surgeon in Britain, the co-founder of the first hospital staffed by women, the first dean of a British medical school, the first woman M.D. in France, the first woman in Britain to be elected to a school board and, as Mayor of Aldeburgh, the first female mayor and magistrate in Britain.
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... Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Language College (EGA) is a large comprehensive secondary school for girls in Islington, London, England ... It is named in honour of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, the first woman to gain a medical qualification in the United Kingdom ...
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