Patrick Russell

Surgeon

1726 – 1805

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Who was Patrick Russell?

Patrick Russell was a Scottish surgeon and naturalist who worked in India. He studied the snakes of India and is considered the 'Father of Indian Ophiology'. Russell's viper, Daboia russelii, is named after him.

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Born
Feb 6, 1726
Edinburgh
Nationality
  • Scotland
Profession
Lived in
  • Edinburgh
Died
Jul 2, 1805

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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