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Swinhoe, Robert

(1836–1877)
  • Clemency Thorne Fisher

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Swinhoe, Robert (1836–1877), diplomatist and naturalist, was born on 1 September 1836 in Calcutta. His family had served British interests in India for several generations; his father, Robert, was a lawyer in Calcutta. The Swinhoe family (variously spelt Swinho, Swinhow, Swindhoe or even ...

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date: 21 August 2018

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