Researchers Detail Medical History, Untimely Death of John Paul Jones

August 2009
Military History;Aug/Sep2009, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p10
The article reports on the details of the untimely death of veteran John Paul Jones, also known as Father of the U.S. Navy, in Paris, France on July 18, 1792 at the age of 45 presented at the Historical Clinico-Pathological Conference at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSM) in Baltimore in spring 2009. According to professor Matthew Weir, Jones suffered from fever-related illnesses. Based on the medical history of Jones, viral or bacterial infection has caused his end-stage kidney failure.


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