BOOK WITNEY HOTELS

Featured Destination

May 2018: The Somerset Levels

The Somerset Levels are one of Britainís less well-known jewels. Delineated by the Mendips to the north, Bridgwater Bay to the west, and the Quantocks ...More
More Uk destinations

Patrick Steptoe
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Witney, Oxfordshire
Born on 9th of June 1913
Died on 21st of March 1988

Born 1913. Died 1988 - English gynaecologist, pioneer of in vitro fertilization.

Educated at Kingís College, London and St Georgeís Hospital Medical School. Worked on in vitro fertilization of human embroyos with Robert Edwards. Led to birth of a baby in 1978 after in vitro fertilization and implantation in motherís uterus.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Patrick Steptoe?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

4295 views since 7th February 2007

Brit Quote:
Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse - Charles Dickens
More Quotes

On this day:
The English Restoration - Charles II lands on British Soil - 1660, HMS Pinafore Opens - 1878, Celtic win the European Cup - 1967, Tubular Bells released - 1973, Star Wars Opens - 1977, HMS Coventry Sunk - 1982
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages