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Richard Owen (1) [1804–1892]

This page covers the author of The Hunterian Lectures in Comparative Anatomy, May and June 1837.

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Sir Richard Owen FRS KCB (20 July 1804 – 18 December 1892) was an English biologist, comparative anatomist and paleontologist. Despite being a controversial figure, Owen is generally considered to have been an outstanding naturalist with a remarkable gift for interpreting fossils.

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