Sir Edward Henry Sieveking 1816 - 1904

born in:
Bishopsgate, London

1837 - Sieveking entered the University of Berlin to study anatomy and physiology

1851 - he became assistant physician to the recently founded St Mary's Hospital, Paddington,

1858 - invented the aesthesiometer, for measuring the tactile sensititvity of the skin.

1873 - was made physician-in-ordinary to Queen Victoria

1886 - knighted by Queen Victoria