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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

William Benjamin Carpenter

1813–85

Naturalist. Fullerian Professor of physiology at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, 1844–8; physiology lecturer, London Hospital, 1845–56; professor of forensic medicine, University College, London, 1849–59. Registrar of the University of London, 1856–79. President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1872. Founding member of the Marine Biological Association. FRS 1844.

Sources

DNB

DSB

Modern English biography

Royal Institution of Great Britain, www.rigb.org.