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Davidson, Thomas

Born: 1817 AD
Died: 1885 AD
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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.