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Edgeworth, Michael Pakenham (1812–1881), botanist and East India Company servant

B. D. Jackson

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/8477

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Edgeworth, Michael Pakenham (1812–1881), botanist and East India Company servant, was born on 24 May 1812 at Edgeworthstown, co. Longford, Ireland, the youngest in a family of two sons and four daughters of Richard Lovell Edgeworth (1744–1817), educationist and improver, and his fourth wife, ...

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Subjects: US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; Botany

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