ABOUT NATHANIEL WALLICH

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Nathaniel Wallich

1786 - 1854

Botanist and physician. Born in Copenhagen, studied botany with Martin Vahl. Surgeon at the Danish colony of Serampore in Bengal 1807. Worked with W. Roxburgh at the Botanical garden of Calcutta from 1809; entered British service from 1814; assistant superintendent of the botanical garden in Calcutta 1815-16, from 1817 superintendent.

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