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January 1, 2020

William Harvey Net Worth

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Total Net Worth at the moment 2020 year – is about $244,1 Million.



William Harvey information Birth date: 1578-04-01 Death date: 1657-06-03 Profession:Cinematographer Nationality:English

Height, Weight

:How tall is William Harvey – 1,61m.
How much weight is William Harvey – 71kg


William Harvey Net Worth
William Harvey Net Worth
William Harvey Net Worth
William Harvey Net Worth


William Harvey (1 April 1578 – 3 June 1657) was an English physician. He was the first known to describe completely and in detail the systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped to the brain and body by the heart, though earlier writers had provided precursors of the theory. After his death the William Harvey Hospital was constructed in the town of Ashford, several miles from his birthplace of Folkestone.
Biography,Early life and the University of PaduaHarveys initial education was carried out in Folkestone, where he learned Latin. He then entered the Kings School (Canterbury). Harvey stayed at the Kings School for five years, after which he matriculated at Gonville and Caius College in Cambridge in 1593.Harvey graduated as a Bachelor of Arts from Caius in 1597. He then travelled through France and Germany to Italy, where he entered the University of Padua, in 1599.During Harveys years of study there, he developed a relationship with Fabricius and read Fabriciuss De Venarum Ostiolis.Harvey graduated as a Doctor of Medicine at the age of 24 from the University of Padua on 25 April 1602. It reports that Harvey hadconducted himself so wonderfully well in the examination and had shown such skill, memory and learning that he had far surpassed even the great hopes which his examiners had formed of him.The College of Physicians, Marriage and Saint Bartholomews HospitalAfter graduating from Padua, Harvey immediately returned to England where he obtained the degree of Doctor of Medicine from the University of Cambridge that same year, and became a fellow of Gonville and Caius College. Following this, Harvey established himself in London, joining the Royal College of Physicians on 5 October 1604.A few weeks after his admission, Harvey married Elizabeth Browne, daughter of Lancelot Browne Dr. Physic. They had no children.Harvey was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians on 5 June 1607, which earned him the Post-nominal letters FRCP, and he then accepted a position at St Bartholomews Hospital that he was to occupy for almost all the rest of his life. Succeeding a Dr Wilkinson on 14 October 1609, he became the Physician in charge at St Bartholomews Hospital, which enjoined him, in Gods most holy name to endeavor yourself to do the best of your knowledge in the profession of physic to the poor then present, or any other of the poor at any time of the week which shall be sent home unto you by the Hospitaller… You shall not, for favor, lucre or gain, appoint or write anything for the poor but such good and wholesome things as you shall think with your best advice will do the poor good, without any affection or respect to be had to the apothecary. And you shall take no gift or reward… for your counsel… This you will promise to do as you shall answer before God… Harvey earned around thirty-three pounds a year and lived in a small house in Ludgate, although two houses in West Smithfield were attached as fringe benefits to the post of Physician. At this point, the physicians function consisted of a simple but thorough analysis of patients who were brought to the hospital once a week and the consequent writing of prescriptions.Lumleian LecturerThe next important phase of Harveys life began with his appointment to the office of Lumleian lecturer on 4 August 1615. The Lumleian lectureship, founded by Lord Lumley and a Dr. Richard Caldwell in 1582, consisted in pronouncing lectures for a period of seven years, with the purpose of spreading light and increasing the general knowledge of anatomy throughout England.Harvey began his lectures in April 1616. At this time, at the age of thirty-seven, he was described as a man of lowest stature, round faced, his eyes small, round, very black and full of spirit, his hair as black as a raven and curling. The notes which he used at the time are preserved in the British Museum.At the beginning of his lectures, Harvey laid down the canons for his guidance:To show as much as may be at a glance, the whole belly for instance, and afterwards to subdivide the parts according to their positions and relations.To point out what is peculiar to the actual body which is being dissected.To supply only by speech what cannot be shown on your own credit and by authority.To cut up as much as may be in the sight of the audience.To enforce the right opinion by remarks drawn far and near, and to illustrate man by the structure of animals.Not to praise or dispraise other anatomists, for all did well, and there was some excuse even for those who are in error.Not to dispute with others, or attempt to confute them, except by the most obvious retort.To state things briefly and plainly, yet not letting anything pass unmentioned which can be seen.Not to speak of anything which can be as well explained without the body or can be read at home.Not to enter into too much detail, or in too minute dissection, for the time does not permit.To serve three courses according to the glass [i.e. allot a definite time to each part of the body]. In the first days lectures the abdomen, nasty yet recompensed by its infinite variety. In the second the parlour, [i.e. the thorax?]. In the third days lecture the divine banquet of the brain.Physician to James IHarvey continued to participate in the Lumleian lectures while also taking care of his patients at St Bartholomews Hospital, he thus soon attained an important and fairly lucrative practice, which climaxed with his appointment as Physician Extraordinary to King James I on 3 February 1618. He seems to have similarly served various aristocrats, including Lord Chancellor Bacon.[11] Bacon entirely failed to impress the more practical minded Harvey, who refused to regard him as a great philosopher. He said of him He writes philosophy like a Lord Chancellor.[12]In 1628 he published in Frankfurt his completed treatise on the circulation of the blood, the De Motu Cordis. As a result of negative comments by other physicians Harvey fell mightily in his practice,[13] but continued advancing his career. He was re-elected Censor of the College of Physicians in 1629, having been elected for the first time in 1613 and the second time in 1625. Eventually, Harvey was also elected Treasurer of the College.Witchcraft trialsHarvey was a prominent sceptic regarding allegations of witchcraft. He was one of the examiners of four women from Lancashire accused of witchcraft in 1634, and as a consequence of his report, all of them were acquitted.[14][15] Earlier, in 1632, while travelling with the King to Newmarket, he had been sent to investigate a woman accused of being a witch. Initially he told her that he was a wizard and had come to discuss the Craft with her, and asked whether she had a familiar. She put down a saucer of milk and called to a toad which came out and drank the milk. He then sent her out to fetch some ale, and killed the toad and dissected it, concluding that it was a perfectly ordinary animal and not supernatural in any way. When the woman returned she was naturally very angry and upset, but Harvey eventually silenced her by stating that he was the Kings Physician, sent to discover whether she were a witch, and if she were, to have her apprehended.[16]Excursions abroad, election as physician to Charles I and the English Civil WarAt the age of fifty-two, Harvey received commands by the king to accompany the Duke of Lennox during his trip abroad. This voyage – the first after his return from Padua – lasted three years, taking Harvey through the countries of France and Spain during the Mantuan War and Plague. During this journey he wrote to Viscount Dorchester:I can complain that by the way we could scarce see a dog, crow, kite, raven or any other bird, or anything to anatomize, only some few miserable people, the relics of the war and the plague where famine had made anatomies before I came. It is scarce credible in so rich, populous, and plentiful countries as these were that so much misery and desolation, poverty and famine should in so short a time be, as we have seen. I interpret it well that it will be a great motive for all here to have and procure assurance of settled peace. It is time to leave fighting when there is nothing to eat, nothing to be kept, and nothing to be gotten.[17]Having returned to England in 1632, Harvey accompanied King Charles I wherever he went as Physician in Ordinary. In particular, Charles hunting expeditions gave Harvey access to many deer carcasses, it was upon them that Harvey made many observations and consequent theories. Harvey returned to Italy in 1636, dining at the English College, Rome, as a guest of the Jesuits there, in October 1636. It is possible he met Galileo in Florence en route.[18]During the English Civil War a mob of citizen-soldiers against the King entered Harveys lodgings, stole his goods, and scattered his papers. The papers consisted of the records of a large number of dissections… of diseased bodies, with this observations on the development on insects, and a series of notes on comparative anatomy.[19] During this period, Harvey maintained his position, helped the wounded on several occasions and protected the Kings children during the Battle of Edgehill.The conflicts of the Civil War soon led King Charles to Oxford, with Harvey attending, where the physician was made Doctor of Physic in 1642 and later Warden of Merton College in 1645. In Oxford he (Harvey) very soon settled down to his accustomed pursuits, unmindful of the clatter of arms and of the constant marching and countermarching around him, for the city remained the base of operations until its surrender… [20]Harveys later years, death and burialThe surrender of Oxford in 1645 marks the beginning of Harveys gradual retirement from public life and duties. Now sixty-eight years old and childless, Harvey had lost three brothers and his wife by this time. He thus decided to return to London, and lived with his brothers Eliab and Daniel at different periods. Having retired from St Bartholomews Hospital and his various other aforementioned positions, he passed most of this time reading general literature. Several attempts to bring Harvey back into the working world were made, however, here is an excerpt of one of Harveys answers:Would you be the man who should recommend me to quit the peaceful haven where I now pass my life and launch again upon the faithless sea? You know full well what a storm my former lucubrations raised. Much better is it oftentimes to grow wise at home and in private, than by publishing what you have amassed with infinite labour, to stir up tempests that may rob you of peace and quiet for the rest of your days.[21]Harvey died at Roehampton in the house of his brother Eliab on 3 June 1657. Descriptions of the event seem to show that he died of a cerebral hemorrhage from vessels long injured by gout: it is highly probable that the left middle cerebral artery malfunctioned, leading to a gradual accumulation of blood to the brain which eventually overwhelmed it. There exists a fairly detailed account of what happened on that day, according to the information at hand, Harvey:went to speak and found that he had the dead palsy in his tongue, then he saw what was to become of him. He knew there were then no hopes of his recovery, so presently he sends for his young nephews to come up to him. He then made signs (for seized with the dead palsy in his tongue he could not speak) to let him blood his tongue, which did him little or no good, and so ended his days, dying in the evening of the day on which he was stricken, the palsy giving him an easy passport.[22]His will distributed his material goods and wealth throughout his extended family and also left a substantial amount of money to the Royal College of Physicians.Harvey was buried in Hempstead, Essex. The funeral procession started on 26 June 1657 leading Harvey to be placed in the Harvey Chapel built by Eliab. The conditions of Harveys burial are also known: Harvey was laid in the chapel between the bodies of his two nieces, and like them he was lapt in lead, coffin less .[23] On St. Lukes Day, 18 October 1883, Harveys remains were reinterred, the leaden case carried from the vault by eight Fellows of the College of Physicians, and deposited in a sarcophagus containing his works and an inscription:The body of William Harvey lapt in lead, simply soldered, was laid without shell or enclosure of any kind in the Harvey vault of this Church of Hempstead, Essex, in June 1657. In the course of time the lead enclosing the remains was, from expose and natural decay, so seriously damaged as to endanger its preservation, rendering some repair of it the duty of those interested in the memory of the illustrious discoverer of the circulation of the Blood. The Royal College of Physicians, of which corporate body Harvey was a munificent Benefactor did in the years 1882–1883, by permission of the Representatives of the Harvey family, undertake this duty. In accordance with this determination the leaden mortuary chest containing the remains of Harvey was repaired, and was, as far as possible, restored to its original state… [24]


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