Lives of the fellows

Miguel Caetano De Castro

b.? d.?
MD Edin(1811) LRCP(1815)

Miguel Caetano de Castro, M.D., was born at Rio de Janeiro, where he received the rudiments of a good classical education. He was then sent to Europe and in the university of Coimbra, the chief seat of Portuguese learning, continued his general studies and then applied himself to medicine. He next went to Edinburgh, where he graduated doctor of medicine 24th June, 1811 (D.M.I. de Aquæ frigidæ usu). He settled, in the first instance, in Devonshire, but soon removed to London in consequence of having been desired to superintend the publication of an important Portuguese work, the Investigador Portuguez. He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians, 26th June,1815, and shortly afterwards was appointed physician to the Portuguese embassy at the court of St. James. In 1820 he had settled at Lisbon.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 135)

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