HistoryPoints News

Mar 6, 2023

Brecon-born doctor honoured

A purple plaque has been unveiled in Brecon town centre marking the birthplace of Frances Hoggan, who became only the second woman in Europe to gain a medical doctorate. You can scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the Nicholls shop window below ...

the plaque to see her portrait on your smartphone and to read about her career in a profession overhwelmingly dominated by men, as well as her initiatives to improve wellbeing in foreign countries, particularly India. Our information about her is also available by clicking here