Robert Brown (botanist)

Robert Brown FRSE FRS FLS MWS (21 December 1773 – 10 Juin 1858) wis a Scots botanist an palaeobotanist who made important contreibutions tae botany lairgely throu his pioneerin uise o the microscope.

Robert Brown
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Robert Brown in 1855
Born21 December 1773(1773-12-21)
Montrose, Scotland
Died10 Juin 1858(1858-06-10) (aged 84)
17 Dean St, Soho Squerr, Lunnon, Ingland[1]
Kent forBrownian motion
Scientific career
Author abbrev. (botany)R.Br.


  1. "Deaths". The Spectator. 19 June 1858. p. 20. Retrieved 19 March 2014.