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Wilson, Sir Daniel

Elizabeth Hulse

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195415599
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Wilson, Sir Daniel

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Wilson, Sir Daniel (1816–1892), anthropologist and university administrator, was born on 3 January 1816 in Edinburgh, the third of the eleven children of Archibald Wilson (1784–1843), a wine merchant, and his wife, Janet Aitken (1786–1864). George Wilson (1818–1859) was a younger brother. After education at an elementary school and at a private academy, ...

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