Robert Graves
 

 

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Robert Graves 1797-1853

Born in Dublin. He was one of the leading medical figures in Dublin in the nineteenth century. The disease that bears his name refers to the thyroid gland. He developed the idea of teaching by the bedside in the Meath Hospital and this idea was embraced throughout Europe. There is a statue of him by John Hogan in the College of Physicians in Dublin. He is buried in Dublin.

 

 

Further information and directions to the grave are to be found in "Dead and Buried in Dublin - An Illustrated Guide to the Historic Graves of Dublin.  Click here to order a copy of this book