William Harvey (1578-1657) in 1628 he published his great book De Moot Cordis / On the Motion of the Heart.
After studying at Padua, Italy, under Fabricius, he set out to question Galen's account of the action of the heart. Later, Harvey explored the development of chick and deer embryos. He was Court physician to James I and Charles I.
Why is William Harvey famous?
William Harvey was a English physician who discovered the circulation of blood.