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Burnett, Gilbert Thomas (1800–1835), surgeon and botanist

A. M. Lucas

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/4073

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Burnett, Gilbert Thomas (1800–1835), surgeon and botanist, was born in London on 15 April 1800, one of three children of Gilbert Burnett, surgeon, and his wife, Ann. He was reputedly a descendant of Bishop Gilbert Burnet (1643–1715). Educated by Joseph Benson (1778?–1861) at ...

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Subjects: Botany ; Surgery

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