Sir Hans Sloane, Bloomsbury Pla, London, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni
N 51° 31.188 W 000° 07.344
30U E 699636 N 5711557
Quick Description: Sir Hans Sloane, physician, naturalist, benefactor of the British Museum and inventor of milk chocolate.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/12/2008 8:51:10 AM
Waymark Code: WM2YQK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin
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Long Description:

Sir Hans Sloane was, as the plaque says, a benefactor of the British Museum. Sloane's extensive natural history collection helped to found the museum. When the Natural History Museum was created, the Sloane collection formed the core of the new museum. More information here

Sloane was also a successful physician, catalogued the flora and fauna of Jamaica, and invented Milk Chocolate.

Blue Plaque managing agency: London County Council

Individual Recognized: Sir Hans Sloane

Physical Address:
4 Bloomsbury Pla

Web Address: [Web Link]

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