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Forster, Edward, the younger (1765–1849), botanist

G. S. Boulger

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/9906

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Forster, Edward, the younger (1765–1849), botanist, was born at Wood Street, Walthamstow on 12 October 1765, the third and youngest son of Edward Forster the elder (1730–1812), and his wife, Susanna Furney (d. 1823). He received his commercial education in Holland, and entered the banking house of ...

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Subjects: Botany

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