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George Dickey (1812 - 1882):
Botanist


George Dickie was born in Aberdeen and studied arts, then medicine at the Universities of Aberdeen and Edinburgh. After lecturing on botany in King's College, Aberdeen, he became University Librarian there. He was appointed first Professor of Natural History at Queen's College, Belfast, in 1849. In 1860 he returned to Aberdeen University, where he became Professor of Botany. He was made a Fellow of the Linnean Society in 1863, an Honorary Fellow of the Edinburgh Botanical Society in 1877, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of London in 1881. He published papers on botanical subjects and was the foremost authority on marine algae. Among his works are the Flora of Aberdeen; A Botanist's Guide to the Counties of Aberdeen, Banff and Kincardine and A Flora of Ulster

Born: 1812
Died: 1882
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