Isaac Swainson

Botanist, Deceased Person

1746 – 1812

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Who was Isaac Swainson?

Isaac Swainson was famous for his botanical garden, which was largely funded from the profits of a herbal remedy for venereal disease, and a plant genus is named after him. For his commercial activities in the latter field, he has been called a "radical quack". He was a relative of William John Swainson, the naturalist.

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1746
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Died
1812

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on July 23, 2013

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