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Sir Wilfrid Percy Henry Sheldon

Born  1901
Died  1983

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British paediatrician, born November 23, 1901; died September 9, 1983.

Biography of Sir Wilfrid Percy Henry Sheldon

We thank Zoran Bojanic, Serbia, for information on Sir Wilfrid Percy Henry Sheldon.


  • Text Book of Diseases of Infancy and Childhood. 1936. 8th edition, 1962. Obituary: British Medical Journal 1983, 287: 918, 992 and 1146.

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