Isaac de Sequeira Samuda

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Isaac de Sequeira Samuda or Isaac de Sequeyra Samuda (died March 1743?) was a British physician. He was the first member of the Samuda family to settle in Britain.

He was the first Jew to be elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (in 1727). In 1728 he gave an oration at the funeral of Haham David Nieto.

Samuda was of Portuguese-Jewish descent.

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The first member to settle in England was the physician and scientist Isaac de Sequeyra Samuda.