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Sibthorp, John

Keir B. Sterling

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Sibthorp, John (1758–1796), botanist, was born in Oxford on 28 October 1758, the only son of Humphrey Sibthorp (1713?–1797), Sherardian professor of botany at Oxford, and his second wife, Elizabeth, née Gibbes (d. 1780). The elder Sibthorp, a fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford...

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Subjects: Botany

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