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Thomas Guy

publisher, philanthropist
Born: 1644
Birthplace: London

Having begun his career in 1668 as a bookseller, he made a huge fortune printing Bibles. He is best remembered for his philanthropic support of public hospitals, building and furnishing three wards of St. Thomas's Hospital in 1722, and founding Guy's Hospital in London in 1721.

Died: 12/27/1724

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