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Sir Edwin Chadwick

1800 - 1890


Historical Period:
The 19th Century

Chadwick was the literary assistant to Jeremy Bentham before having a career as an influential reformer of the English government. He was appointed to the Royal Commission which investigated reforms to the Poor Laws and then spent much of the rest of his life writing about and reforming the sanitary conditions in Britain.



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