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  2. Robert Brown FRSE FRS FLS MWS (21 December 1773 – 10 June 1858) was a Scottish botanist and paleobotanist who made important contributions to botany largely through his pioneering use of the microscope.

  3. 6 days ago · Robert Brown (born December 21, 1773, Montrose, Angus, Scotland—died June 10, 1858, London, England) was a Scottish botanist best known for his descriptions of cell nuclei and of the continuous motion of minute particles in solution, which came to be called Brownian motion.

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  4. Scottish botanist who made a number of scientific discoveries and travelled on the Flinders circumnavigation of Australia in 1801-1805. His early plant collections in New Holland (Australia) earned Brown the distinction of being one of the fathers of Australian botany.

  5. (1773–1858) British botanist, born in Scotland. After serving as an army medical officer he met botanist Joseph Banks (1743–1820) in 1798. Three years later Banks recommended him as naturalist on a survey of the Australian coast, during which he collected 4000 plant specimens; it took him five years to classify them.

  6. www.cpbr.gov.au › biography › brown-robert-biogRobert Brown - biography

    Robert Brown (1773-1858) (born Montrose, Scotland 21 December 1773 - died at Soho Square, London, 10 June 1858) Acknowledged as the leading British botanist to collect in Australia during the first half of the 19th century. Studied medicine and joined the army as a sugeon in 1795.

  7. Robert Brown FRSE FRS FLS MWS (21 December 1773 – 10 June 1858) was a Scottish botanist and paleobotanist who made important contributions to botany largely through his pioneering use of the microscope.

  8. Robert Brown (1773-1858), botanist, was born on 21 December 1773, the son of Rev. James Brown, an Episcopalian, and his wife Helen, née Taylor. He attended Montrose Academy, proceeded to Marischal College, Aberdeen, Scotland, as Ramsay scholar in 1787, moved with his family to Edinburgh in 1789 and studied medicine at the university.

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