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Wilson, Edward Adrian (1872-1912), Antarctic explorer and naturalist

Ann Shirley

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/36952
Wilson, Edward Adrian (1872-1912), Antarctic explorer and naturalist

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Wilson, Edward Adrian (1872-1912), Antarctic explorer and naturalist, was born on 23 July 1872 at 6 Montpellier Terrace, Cheltenham, the second son and fifth child of the nine surviving children of Dr Edward Thomas Wilson FRCP (1832-1918), physician, and his wife, Mary Agnes (1841-1930), daughter of Bernhard Whishaw and his ...

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