Addison, Thomas

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Wikipedia page about Thomas Addison

Thomas Addison (April 1793 – Friday, June 29, 1860) was a renowned 19th-century English physician and scientist. He is traditionally regarded as one of the "great men" of Guy's Hospital in London.

Addison Street was named for him

Addisonian anemia, a hematological disorder later found to be caused by failure to absorb vitamin B12.

Among other pathologies he discovered Addison's disease (a degenerative disease of the adrenal glands)