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...Sibbald, Robert Robert Sibbald was born in Edinburgh on 15 April 1641 and died there on 9 August 1722. He was educated at the High School of Edinburgh, Edinburgh University (1653–60), where he gained his MA, the University of Leiden...
...A cousin of the much more famous naturalists John Bartram, Humphry Marshall was one of eighteenth-century America's most prolific exporters of plants and seeds to Europe and the first American-born author of a descriptive catalog...
...Monro, Alexander, secundus (1733–1817) Alexander Monro, the third son of Alexander Monro primus, was born in Edinburgh on 10 March 1733, and died on his estate on 2 October 1817. He was educated in Edinburgh and entered the University...
...William Dandridge Peck, professor of natural history at Harvard College 1805–22, was Ward, Rev. Peck, John Jackson, Hannah Geer, Charles De one of the first Americans to apply the principles of Linnaean classification when describing...
...Hinton, James James Hinton was born in Reading, the son of a Baptist minister, and died in the Azores on 16 December 1875. He was educated at his grandfather’s school, then at a school for nonconformists in Harpenden. Hinton studied...
...Jackson, John Hughlings John Hughlings Jackson was born near the village of Green Hammerton, Yorkshire on 4 April 1835 and died in London on 7 October 1911. He attended the now defunct York Medical School from 1852 to 1855 and St...
...Boyle, Robert Hooke, Robert Robert Hooke was born on 18 July 1635 and died on 7 March 1703. The son of the Reverend Wilkins, John John Hooke of Freshwater on the Isle of Wight, and an exceptionally gifted child, he was sent after his...
...Stuart, Alexander Alexander Stuart received an MA from Marischal College, Aberdeen in 1691, then studied medicine at Leyden for several years from 1709 and received his MD there in 1711, writing a thesis on muscular motion, Dissertatio de...
...John Bartram, Bartram, John one of the first native-born natural scientists in North America, turned an early interest in plants into a significant scientific career, and a profitable business. Bartram is best remembered as a botanist...
...Colden Linnaeus, Carl Garden, Alexander Farquhar, William Colden, Cadwallader Colden, Alice , a gifted botanist who lived and worked in the Hudson Valley, New York, was the first woman to publish a plant description based on the Linnaean...