MACGREGOR, William Lewis

MACGREGOR, William Lewis. ?.12.1801 — Dinapur (Danapur) near Patna 7.9.1853. British Physician in India, Author of Sikh History. M.D. 1825 Edinburgh, then to India. The principal physician to Ranjit Singh and superior of Honigberger. Married Anna Caroline, at least one daughter.

Publications: The history of the Sikhs: Containing the Lives of the Gooroos; the History of the Independent Sirdars Or Missuls; and the Life of … Runjeet Singh. 1-2. 291+376 p. 1846/L. 1847; medical books.

Sources: J.D. Comrie, History of Scottish Medicine. 2nd ed. L. 1932, 759; D.G. Crawford, Roll of the Indian Medical Service 1615-1930. L. 1930, n. 1050; stray notes in Internet.

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