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Davidson, Thomas

Born: 1817 AD
Died: 1885 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Paleontologist


1817 - Thomas Davidson was born on the 17th of May in Edinburgh.


1837 - He was induced through the influence of Leopold von Buch to devote his special attention to the brachiopoda.


1857 - He was elected FRS.


1865 - Awarded the Wollaston medal by the Geological Society of London.


1870 - Received the Royal medal by the Royal Society.


1882 - Obtained degree of LL.D. and was conferred upon him by the university of St Andrews.


1885 - He died at Brighton on the 14th of October.





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