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Hance, Henry Fletcher (1827–1886), diplomatist and botanist

R. K. Douglas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Botany. 677 words.

Hance, Henry Fletcher (1827–1886), diplomatist and botanist, was born on 4 August 1827 at Gloucester Terrace, Old Brompton, London. His early childhood was spent mainly with his maternal...

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Osten Sacken, Carl Robert Romanovich von der

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 809 words.

Osten Sacken, Carl Robert Romanovich von der (21 August 1828–20 May 1906), entomologist and diplomat, was born in St. Petersburg, Russia; his parents’ names are unknown. A member of the...

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Swinhoe, Robert (1836–1877), diplomatist and naturalist

Clemency Thorne Fisher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 812 words.

Swinhoe, Robert (1836–1877), diplomatist and naturalist, was born on 1 September 1836 in Calcutta. His family had served British interests in India for several generations; his father,...

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