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Bright Richard

Bright, Richard (1789-1858), an English physician, born at Bristol, studied at Berlin, Edinburgh, and Vienna, and was connected with Guy's Hospital. He is chiefly known as having contributed much to the knowledge of obscure diseases of the system, especially to those particular phases of kidney disease since known by his name. He also wrote a book of travels in Lower Hungary, in which he gives an account of the Gypsies.