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OWEN Richard (Owen Richard)

( English anatomist and paleontologist.)

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(1804-1892)
Born July 20, 1804 in Lancaster. Medical education in the University of Edinburgh and in the hospital Sv. Bartholomew in London. In 1827-1856 he worked at the Royal College of Surgeons (since 1836 - professor of anatomy and physiology), in 1856-1883 headed the department of natural history of the British Museum. Member of the Royal Society of London since 1834, Professor of the Royal Association. Being introduced in 1830 with G. Cuvier, became interested in paleontology and took up the study of fossil mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds. Owen - author of several monographs on extinct animals: sloths from South America (1842), the giant birds from New Zealand (1846), etc.. Was anti-Darwinists, an indirect party to the dispute famous Bishop Wilberforce and Thomas Huxley. Among the works of Owen - A Memoir of the Nautilus-pearl (Memoir on the Pearly Nautilus, 1832); odontograph (Odontography, 1840-1845); Anatomy of Vertebrates (On the Anatomy of Vertebrates, 1866-1868). In 1884 Owen was knighted by the Order of Bath


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