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  1. Sir William Jackson Hooker KH FRS FRSE FLS DCL (6 July 1785 – 12 August 1865) was an English botanist and botanical illustrator, who became the first director of Kew when in 1841 it was recommended to be placed under state ownership as a botanic garden.

  2. fungus. lichen. Sir William Jackson Hooker (born July 6, 1785, Norwich, Norfolk, England—died August 12, 1865, Kew, Surrey) was an English botanist who was the first director of the Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew Gardens), near London. He greatly advanced the knowledge of ferns, algae, lichens, and fungi as well as of higher plants.

  3. May 17, 2018 · Sir William Jackson Hooker [1], 1785–1865, English botanist. A leading authority of his time on ferns, he formed a famous herbarium and built up the Glasgow Garden and the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. At Kew he founded the first museum of economic botany.

  4. William Jackson Hooker in c. 1864. This is an incomplete list of works by William Jackson Hooker KH FRS FRSE FLS DCL (6 July 1785 – 12 August 1865), an English botanist and botanical illustrator, who became the first director of Kew when in 1831 it was recommended to be placed under state ownership as a botanic garden.

  5. Hooker, Sir William Jackson ( 1785–1865 ), botanist, was born on 6 July 1785 at 71–7 Magdalen Street, Norwich, the second of the two children of Joseph Hooker (1754–1845) and his wife, Lydia, née Vincent (1759–1829).

  6. Home > The Explorers > Sir William Jackson Hooker. Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865) B orn in Norwich, England, on July 6 th, 1785, died in London, England, on August 12 th, 1865. Director of the Royal Gardens at Kew and father of Joseph Dalton Hooker.

  7. Sir William Jackson Hooker was born in Norwich, 6 July 1785. His interest in botany developed early - he discovered the moss Buxbaumia aphylla in 1805 and the positive response he received...

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