Group    From 1788 

Linnean Society

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Named for Carl Linnaeus.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Linnean Society

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Botanists

Sir Joseph Banks, 1743-1820, President of the Royal Society, Robert Brown, 17...

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Dr John Venn

Dr John Venn

Logician and philosopher.  Born Hull where his father was vicar of a local parish. Grandson of Rev John Venn.   Inventor of the Venn diagram.  In 1888 he seems to have tired of logic and turned to ...

Person, History, Science

1 memorial
Thomas Huxley

Thomas Huxley

Thomas Henry Huxley. Biologist and anthropologist. Born Ealing.  An early adherent to Darwin's theory of evolution, he was a strong supporter while also pointing out what he saw as flaws.  At the R...

Person, Education, Race Issues, Science

2 memorials
Alice Ball

Alice Ball

From LSHTM: "... African American chemist who developed an injectable oil extract which became the treatment for leprosy until the 1940s. While chaulmoogra oil had previously been used for leprosy,...

Person, Medicine, Science

1 memorial
Charles 3rd Earl Stanhope

Charles 3rd Earl Stanhope

Politician and scientist. Born in London and educated at Eton and the University of Geneva, Switzerland. A brief browse on the web brought up Stanhope's name in association with inventions in the f...

Person, Politics & Administration, Science

1 memorial
Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang

Anthropologist and poet. Born at Viewfield, in Selkirk. Chiefly known for his publications on folklore, mythology, and religion. He was one of the founders of 'psychical research' and his writings ...

Person, Paranormal, Poetry, Science, Scotland

1 memorial