Robert Brown

Scottish botanist Robert Brown

Robert Brown FRSE FRS FLS MWS was a Scottish botanist and palaeobotanist who made important contributions to botany largely through his pioneering use of the microscope.
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Deceased
10 June 1858
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Scotland
Death Place
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Covington defeats Higgins at home - News Banner
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Covington received the opening kickoff and drove 61 yards on nine plays capped off by a play action pass from McDowell to junior running back Robert Brown who clipped the end zone pylon for Covington's first score. Ridge Buisson added the extra point
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Warranty deed transfers from Aug. 15-19: - Ocala
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Robert Brown to Wolfgang Dieter Schuele. Leeward Air Ranch: $275000. Federal National Mortgage Assoc. to Stuart Cuthbert. Marion Oaks: $69400. Paige Ann Rosen to Dennis Verdiguel. Marion Oaks: $75000. Stanley Carroll to Luz Febus Baez
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BRAC is here - WRBL
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Fort Benning's Commanding General Robert Brown said the Army post has met its BRAC goals. MG Brown said, “That spirit of maneuver and infantry and armor together is back. Today is the official date that we had to be ready and we are
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New Canaan man missing - WTNH
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Robert Brown was last seen Monday morning wearing a tee shirt with khaki shorts and sneakers. This picture on the left isn't so clear, but Brown is described as 6' tall with blue eyes and brown hair. Police say he may get on a Metro-North train
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Lauren Kennedy, Tituss Burgess and More Sing Songs of Georgia Stitt and Jason ... - Playbill.com
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These Two: Songs of Happiness, Heartbreak, and Hope, a one-night-only concert featuring the music of Georgia Stitt and Jason Robert Brown, will be held Sept. 12 at the Triad to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids
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Robert Brown - Heber Springs Sun-Times
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By Staff reports Robert Brown of Texas, formerly of Heber Springs and Oxford, England, died September 5, 2011. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland on July 26, 1942. He is survived by his wife Carol; two children, Julie and Duncan of England;
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Sarah Swanson, Robert Brown Jr.
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Sarah Rebecca Swanson and Dr. Robert Stephen Brown Jr. are to be married Sunday at the Brasstown Valley Resort and Spa in Young Harris, Ga. Stone Zvi Altman, the leader of Mountain Synagogue in Franklin, N.C., is to perform a traditional Jewish ceremony. The bride, 32, is an aesthetician and owns a skin-care business in New York that bears her
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Sarah Swanson, Robert Brown Jr. - New York Times
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The bride's previous marriage ended in divorce, as did the bridegroom's. A version of this article appeared in print on September 4, 2011, on page ST16 of the New York edition with the headline: Sarah Swanson, Robert Brown Jr
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Maj. Gen. Robert Brown pays tribute to victims of 9/11 - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
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Robert Brown recognized the 2937 victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks today and the selfless service of a former Fort Benning soldier who saved thousands. “It is a special event celebrating soldiers graduating and marking the 10 years since 9/11,”
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Marlo Taryn Hunter, the daughter of Nancy J. Hunter and Brian A. Hunter of Boston, was married Thursday evening to Ted Bennet Slevin, a son of Debbie J. Slevin and Jeffrey D. Slevin of Fort Lee, N.J. The bridegroom's father, who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated at the Manhattan Penthouse, an event space, in Manhattan.
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District Court: Registered Sex Offender Waives Hearing - Patch.com
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Robert Brown, 41, is charged with a single count of failing to comply with registration of sexual offenders requirements. The Allegheny County Sheriff's Department said it began conducting a compliance check on Brown on July 26
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Mayweather / Pacquiao: Fact or Fiction - EastsideBoxing.com
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By Robert Brown: Floyd “Maywearther” is currently preparing to face vicious “Victor Ortiz” on September 17th at the MGM Grand Arena. When the boxing world heard this news a sudden wave of optimism passed through the entire community in anticipation of
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Jason Robert Brown's Parade Begins Limited Engagement at London's Vault ... - Playbill.com
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Parade, the acclaimed Broadway musical by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Alfred Uhry and award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, makes its way back to London for a six-week engagement at Southwark Playhouse's Vault Theatre
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Neptune City Day 5K 2011 Results - Atlantic Highlands Herald
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Pat Ford, 51, of Neptune City was the one to break the finish-line tape held by the town's Mayor Robert Brown and hometowner Laura Brown (no relation to the mayor) located on Riverview Avenue at Memorial/Municipal/Beach Park, at a racing time of 17:26
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1858
    Age 84
    Brown died at 17 Dean Street, Soho Square in London, on 10 June 1858.
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  • 1849
    Age 75
    He served as President of the Linnean Society from 1849 to 1853.
  • 1837
    Age 63
    After the division of the Natural History Department of the British Museum into three sections in 1837, Robert Brown became the first Keeper of the Botanical Department, remaining so until his death.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1831
    Age 57
    In a paper read to the Linnean society in 1831 and published in 1833, Brown named the cell nucleus.
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  • 1827
    Age 53
    In 1827 he became correspondent of the Royal Institute of the Netherlands, three years later he became associated member.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1822
    Age 48
    In 1822, he was elected a Fellow of the Linnean Society and a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
  • 1818
    Age 44
    In 1818 he published Observations, systematical and geographical, on the herbarium collected by Professor Christian Smith, in the vicinity of the Congo.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1810
    Age 36
    In 1810, he published the results of his collecting in his famous Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae et Insulae Van Diemen, the first systematic account of the Australian flora.
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  • 1809
    Age 35
    In early 1809 he read his paper called On the natural order of plants called Proteaceae to the Linnean Society of London.
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  • 1805
    Age 31
    Brown remained in Australia until May 1805.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1800
    Age 26
    Brown was told to expect to sail at the end of 1800, only a few weeks after being offered the position.
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    Banks approved Flinders' proposal, and in December 1800 wrote to Brown offering him the position of naturalist to the expedition.
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  • 1798
    Age 24
    In 1798, Brown heard that Mungo Park had withdrawn from a proposed expedition into the interior of New Holland (now Australia), leaving a vacancy for a naturalist.
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  • 1796
    Age 22
    During this period Brown was especially interested in cryptogams, and these would be the subject of Brown's first, albeit unattributed, publication. Brown began a correspondence with James Dickson, and by 1796 was sending him specimens and descriptions of mosses.
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  • 1795
    Age 21
    In June 1795 he was appointed Surgeon's Mate.
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  • 1794
    Age 20
    Late in 1794, he enlisted in the Fifeshire Fencibles, and his regiment was posted to Ireland shortly after.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1793
    Age 19
    Brown dropped out of his medical course in 1793.
  • 1792
    Age 18
    Highlights for Brown during this period include his discovery of a new species of grass, Alopecurus alpinus; and his first botanical paper, "The botanical history of Angus", read to the Edinburgh Natural History Society in January 1792, but not published in print in Brown's lifetime.
  • 1790
    Age 16
    As a child Brown attended the local Grammar School (now called Montrose Academy), then Marischal College at Aberdeen, but withdrew in his fourth year when the family moved to Edinburgh in 1790.
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  • 1788
    Age 14
    He was the son of James Brown, a minister in the Scottish Episcopal Church with Jacobite convictions so strong that in 1788 he defied his church's decision to give allegiance to George III.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1773
    Born
    Brown was born in Montrose on 21 December 1773.
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