Charles Deering

Charles Deering, (1695–1749), was a German botanist who lived and worked in England. He was an acquaintance of both Sloane and their mutual friend J. Dillenius. He was also a physician who developed a successful method of treating smallpox, but he ended up in poverty due to his short temper.



Charles Deering to Hans Sloane, 1735-08-01, Sloane MS 4054, f. 86, British Library, London

Charles Deering, Wikipedia, [, accessed 20/09/2017]

B. D. Jackson, ‘Deering, George Charles (1695?–1749)’, rev. D. E. Allen, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [, accessed 20 Sept 2017]


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