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Darwin Correspondence Project

Charles Immanuel Forsyth Major


German-born palaeontologist, physician, and botanist. Studied at Tübingen, Göttingen, and Basel; MD 1868. Practised medicine in Italy from about 1872 and also pursued his study of palaeontology and botany. Travelled and collected in Samos, 1886–9. Worked for the British Museum, 1892–1908; travelled and collected in Madagascar, 1894–6. FRS 1908.


Stehlin 1924.