Born on 29th of November 1627
Died on 17th of January 1705
Born 1627. Died 1705 - English naturalist.
Educated at Cambridge. Toured Europe studying botany and zoology. Devised a classification system accounting for around 18,000 plant species. Elected FRS in 1667. The Ray Society was founded in his memory.
More famous Britons here
Contributors: Do you have a site related to John Ray?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.
5658 views since 5th February 2007