Joseph Lister

Joseph ListerProfile

British surgeon who promoted the idea of sterile surgery. Son of Joseph Jackson Lister who helped develop the compound microscope. Quaker. First Baron Lister of Lyme Regis. Renowned for his work in antiseptics, particularly his system of antiseptic bandaging.



MLA Citation

  • “Joseph Lister“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 August 2018. Web. 12 May 2021. <>