Dr Richard Bright

Standard Name: Bright, Dr Richard

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Family and Intimate relationships Anna Kavan
Her mother, Helen (Bright) Woods , was the illegitimate grand-daughter of Dr Richard Bright , physician to Queen Victoria and discoverer of Bright's disease. She was a seventeen-year old beauty with no fortune when she...

Timeline

1827
Dr Richard Bright , working at Guy's Hospital in London, described the symptoms of a complex kidney disorder which became known as Bright's disease.