in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Organization and Management of Education. 1115 words.
Miers, Sir Henry Alexander (1858–1942), mineralogist and university administrator, was born in Rio de Janeiro on 25 May 1858, the third son and fifth of the eight children (three of whom...