Hans Sloane

Irish botanist, doctor and collector (1660-1753)

Sir Hans Sloane, 1st Baronet, PRS (16 April, 166011 January, 1753) was an Ulster-Scot physician and collector. He donated his collection to the British nation. This collection became the beginning of the British Museum. He also created milk chocolate. Sloane Square in London is named for him.

Hans Sloane