Thomas Nuttall

Botanist, Academic

1786 – 1859

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Who was Thomas Nuttall?

Thomas Nuttall was an English botanist and zoologist who lived and worked in America from 1808 until 1841.

Nuttall was born in the village of Long Preston, near Settle in the West Riding of Yorkshire and spent some years as an apprentice printer in England. Soon after going to the United States he met Professor Benjamin Smith Barton in Philadelphia. Barton encouraged his strong interest in natural history.

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Born
Jan 5, 1786
Long Preston
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Harvard University
Lived in
  • North Yorkshire
Died
Sep 10, 1859
St Helens

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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