McGill pioneers

John Humphrey (1905-1995)

1 Mar 2018

Translated into 321 languages and dialects, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is quite probably the most cited legal document ever drafted by a Canadian. In 1946, John Humphrey, then a...

Sir William Osler (1849-1919)

1 Mar 2018

Referred to William Osler as a patient, poet Walt Whitman revealed remarkable clairvoyance in 1888 when he observed, "As for Osler: he is a great man — one of the rare men. I should be much...


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