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Philip Gosse
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Born in Worcester, Worcestershire
Born on 6th of April 1810
Died on 23rd of August 1888

Born 1810. Died 1888 - English naturalist.

Went to New Foundland in 1827 became a professional naturalist in Jamaica. Returned to Britain and wrote Manual of Marine Zoology (1855-56) and History of British Sea-anemones and Corals (1860). Best known work is Romance of Natural History (1860-62).

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