Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 26 items for:

Science and Mathematics x Pharmacology x clear all

Battley, Richard (bap. 1772, d. 1856), apothecary and manufacturing chemist

[Anon.].

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology. 406 words.

Battley, Richard (bap. 1772, d. 1856), apothecary and manufacturing chemist, was baptized on 26 September 1772 at Wakefield, Yorkshire, the second son of John Battley, an architect of local...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Bentley, Robert (1821–1893), botanist and pharmacognosist

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pharmacology; Botany. 476 words.

Bentley, Robert (1821–1893), botanist and pharmacognosist, was born at Hitchin, Hertfordshire, on 25 March 1821, the son of William Bentley, solicitor, and his wife, Jane. He was...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Blackstone, John (1712–1753), apothecary and botanist

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology; Botany. 582 words.

Blackstone, John (1712–1753), apothecary and botanist, was born at Harefield, Middlesex, the eldest of three sons of Edward Blackstone (d. 1730), ironmonger and citizen of London, and his...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Blaschko, Hugh [formerly Karl Felix Hermann] (1900–1993), biochemist and pharmacologist

A. David Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry; Pharmacology. 1483 words.

Blaschko, Hugh [formerly Karl Felix Hermann] (1900–1993), biochemist and pharmacologist, was born on 4 January 1900 in Friedrichstrasse, Berlin, the only son and second of the three...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Brady, Henry Bowman (1835–1891), naturalist and pharmacist

Robert Wynn Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pharmacology; Natural History. 838 words.

Brady, Henry Bowman (1835–1891), naturalist and pharmacist, was born on 23 February 1835 at Gateshead, the son of Henry Brady (1805–1883), a medical practitioner and amateur naturalist, and...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Christy, Thomas (1831–1905)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Pharmacology. 3 words.

See Doubleday, Henry

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Coffin, Albert Isaiah (1790/91–1866), medical botanist

John V. Pickstone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Pharmacology. 865 words.

Coffin, Albert Isaiah (1790/91–1866), medical botanist, claimed to have been born in Ohio, USA, in 1798, but his death certificate suggests 1790 or 1791. Coffin's early life is obscure....

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Corbyn, Thomas (1711–1791), pharmaceutical chemist

Juanita Burnby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry; Pharmacology. 998 words.

Corbyn, Thomas (1711–1791), pharmaceutical chemist, was born on 13 February 1711 in Worcester, the son of John Corbyn and his wife, Candia, daughter of John and Cecilia Handley of...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Dent, Peter (1628/9–1689), apothecary and naturalist

F. Horsman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology. 751 words.

Dent, Peter (1628/9–1689), apothecary and naturalist, the son of Peter Dent of Cambridge, was admitted to Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1649/50. He acquired properties in the parish of St...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Durand, Élie Magloire

Joel S. Schwartz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pharmacology; Botany. 1142 words.

Durand, Élie Magloire (25 January 1794–14 August 1873), pharmacist and botanist, was born in Mayenne, France, the son of André Durand, a recorder of deeds; his mother’s name is unknown....

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page