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Wilson, Sir Daniel (1816-1892), anthropologist and university administrator

Elizabeth Hulse

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195415599
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/29647
Wilson, Sir Daniel (1816-1892), anthropologist and university administrator

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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 ...

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