William Stokes
 

 

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William Stokes 1804-1878

He was born in Dublin and studied medicine there and in Edinburgh. He was one of Irelandís greatest doctors and established with Robert Graves an internationally famous teaching centre at the Meath Hospital. He anticipated the discoveries of many other medical practicioners. His works include Diseases of the Chest; Diseases of the Heart and Aorta. 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