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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Christy, Thomas (1831–1905)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

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

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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....

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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...

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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....

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Gray, Samuel Frederick (1766–1828), naturalist and pharmacologist

Janet Browne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Pharmacology. 854 words.

Gray, Samuel Frederick (1766–1828), naturalist and pharmacologist, was born on 10 December 1766 at Westminster, the only surviving child of Samuel Gray (1739–1771) [see under Gray, Samuel...

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Morgan, Hugh (c. 1530–1613), botanist and apothecary

John Bennell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology; Botany. 962 words.

Morgan, Hugh (c. 1530–1613), botanist and apothecary, was the elder son of John Morgan of Great Bardfield, Essex, and his wife, Joan, daughter of Richard Copcott of Buckinghamshire. Hugh's...

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