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Forster, Thomas Ignatius Maria

Janet Browne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; History of Science and Technology; Medicine and Health. 1380 words.

Forster, Thomas Ignatius Maria (1789–1860), writer on science and phrenologist, was born on 9 November 1789 in London. He was the eldest son of the botanist and antiquarian Thomas Furly...

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Fowler, Orson Squire

Madeleine B. Stern.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; History of Science and Technology; Architecture; Art Education. 1086 words.

Fowler, Orson Squire (11 October 1809–18 August 1887), phrenologist and publisher, was born in Cohocton, Steuben County, New York, the son of Horace Fowler, a farmer, and Martha Howe. He...

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