Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther (Günther, Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf)

1830–1914

German-born zoologist. Began his association with the British Museum in 1857; made catalogues of the museum’s specimens of amphibia, reptiles, and fish; officially joined the staff in 1862. Assistant keeper of the zoological department, 1872–5; keeper, 1875–95. Edited the Record of Zoological Literature, 1864–9. FRS 1867.

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