• Born date: 1827-04-05
  • Born in: Upton
  • Death date: 1912-02-10
  • Death in: Kent
Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister

Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister, Bt., OM, FRS, PC (5 April 1827 – 10 February 1912), known as Sir Joseph Lister, Bt., between 1883 and 1897, was a British surgeon and a pioneer of antiseptic surgery. By applying Louis Pasteur's advances in microbiology, he promoted the idea of sterile surgery while working at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

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