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Busk, George, 1807-1886

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Personal name headingBusk, George, 1807-1886
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Associated countryGreat Britain
Birth date18070812
Death date18860810
Place of birthSaint Petersburg, Russia
Place of deathLondon, England
AffiliationGreenwich Natural History Society
Royal College of Surgeons in London
Royal Society (Great Britain)
Profession or occupationSurgeons Zoologists Paleontologists
Found inLCCN 11-4360: Steenstrup, J.J.S. On the alternation of generations, 1845 (hdg.: Busk, George, 1807-1886; usage: George Busk)
Wikipedia, Sep. 5, 2013 (George Busk RN FRS, Aug. 12, 1807-Aug. 10, 1886; British Naval surgeon, zoologist and palaeontologist; b. in St Petersburg, Russia; served for many years on HMS Dreadnought; founded the Greenwich Natural History Society in 1852, its pres. until 1858; retired from service in 1855; from 1856-59 was prof. of comparative anatomy and physiology, Royal College of Surgeons; became pres. of the college in 1871; elected Fellow of the Royal Society in 1850; d. in London)