Person    | Male  Born 4/11/1816  Died 19/12/1912

William Tegetmeier

Naturalist and journalist. Born William Bernhardt Tegetmeier at High Street, Colnbrook Buckinghamshire. A founding member of the Savage Club, and a writer and journalist. He befriended Charles Darwin, and his studies on pigeon breeding and the hexagonal cells constructed by bees were influential in developing ideas on evolution. Died in Hampstead.

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William Tegetmeier

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