Samuel Frederick Gray

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Samuel Frederick Gray, about 1800.

Samuel Frederick Gray (born December 10, 1766 in London , † April 2, 1828 in Chelsea (London) ) was a British botanist , zoologist and pharmacologist . Its official botanical author abbreviation is " Gray ".

Gray worked as a pharmacologist in Walsall from 1797 to 1800 . He later moved to London to teach botany . Among other things, he wrote extensive works on mussels and medicines .

He was the father of two great natural scientists : John Edward Gray (1800–1875) and George Robert Gray (1808–1872).


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