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Dover, Cedric Cyril (1904–1961), entomologist, anthropologist, and poet

Michael Banton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education. 1242 words.

Dover, Cedric Cyril (1904–1961), entomologist, anthropologist, and poet, was born on 11 April 1904 in Calcutta to Eurasian parents, Percy and Sophy Dover. He was a descendant of Colonel...

Wilson, Alexander (1766–1813), ornithologist and poet

Frank N. Egerton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Ornithology. 1696 words.

Wilson, Alexander (1766–1813), ornithologist and poet, was born on 6 July 1766 within the former walled garden of Paisley Abbey, Paisley, probably the youngest of the three children of...