George Hare Philipson

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Professor Sir

George Hare Philipson

George Hare Philipson 1917.jpg
George Hare Philipson in 1917
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Durham
In office
Preceded by Prof Frank Byron Jevons
Succeeded by The Very Revd Prof Henry Gee
President of the British Medical Association
In office
Preceded by Dr John Croft
Succeeded by Dr Andrew Carrick
Personal details
Born 18 May 1836
Newcastle upon Tyne
Died 24 January 1918 (aged 81)
Newcastle upon Tyne
Alma mater University College London, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
Profession Academic and Vice-Chancellor

Sir George Hare Philipson, M.D., F.R.C.P. (18 May 1836 – 24 January 1918) was an English physician knighted in 1900.[1]

He was educated at University College, London and Caius College, Cambridge.[2] From 1876 until his death in 1918 he was professor of Medicine at Durham University. He was elected the President of the British Medical Association for the year 1893.[3] His oil portrait was done by Thomas Eyre Macklin.[4]


  1. ^ "PHILIPSON, Sir George Hare". Who's Who. 59: 1393. 1907.
  2. ^ "Philipson, George Hare (PHLP858GH)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  3. ^ "Obit. Sir George Hare Philipson". Br. Med. J. 1 (2979): 162–163. 1918. doi:10.1136/bmj.1.2979.162. PMC 2339028.
  4. ^ "MACKLIN, T. Eyre". Who's Who. 59: 1137. 1907.

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Prof Frank Byron Jevons
Vice Chancellor & Warden of the University of Durham
Succeeded by
The Very Revd Henry Gee

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