Hunter, William 1718 - 1783
1718-1783, physician; anatomist; man-midwife, Scottish; British
1731 - matriculated from Glasgow University.
1740 - went to London to learn midwifery from William Smellie.
1743 - left for Paris with anatomist, James Douglas.
1747 - became a member of the Company of Surgeons.
1749 - became man-midwife to the new British Lying-in Hospital.
1754 - became a member of the Society of London Physicians.
1761 - became midwife to Queen Charlotte.
1767 - was elected a fellow of the Royal Society.
Elder brother of John Hunter (1728-1783), surgeon and anatomist.