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Allman, George James

Born: 1812 AD
Died: 1898 AD
Nationality: Irish
Categories: Naturalists

1812 – George James Allman was born in Cork, Ireland.

1843 – He graduated his degree in Medicine in Dublin.

1844 – He was awarded a degree in Arts and Medicine at Trinity College in Dublin.

1844-1856 – He was appointed as a professor of botany in Trinity College, Dublin.

1854 – He was elected in the Fellow of the Royal Society.

1856-1870 – He was appointed Regius Professor of Natural History in the University of Edinburgh.

1873 – He was awarded a Gold Medal of the Royal Society.

1877 – He was awarded a Brisbane Gold Medal of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

1878 – He was awarded a Conningham Gold Medal of the Royal Irish Academy.

1879 – He was elected as a President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science.

1896 – He was awarded a Gold Medal of the Linnean Society.

1870 – He resigned his chair at Edinburgh due to poor health.

1871-1872 – He published his most important work about gymnoblastic hydrozoa.

1898 – He died on the 24th of November.