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Henry Maudsley
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Born in Woolwich, London
Born on 22nd of August 1771
Died on 14th of February 1831

Maudsley was educated at Giggleswick School and UCL, where he was something of a star student in his medical studies. Instead of the career in surgery he had first considered Maudsley became a psychiatric specialist, serving in several asylums public and private. He later went into private practice, and was a well-regarded writer on mental health and related issues. An agnostic, he also wrote critically of religion and other supernatural beliefs.

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