• Born date: 1749-05-17
  • Born in: Gloucestershire
  • Death date: 1823-01-26
  • Death in: Gloucestershire
Edward Jenner

Edward Jenner, FRS (17 May 1749 – 26 January 1823) was an English physician and scientist from Berkeley, Gloucestershire, who was the pioneer of smallpox vaccine, the world's first vaccine. He is often called "the father of immunology", and his work is said to have "saved more lives than the work of any other human".