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...Aubrey, John John Aubrey was born in Easton Pierse, Wiltshire on 12 March 1626 and died in Oxford in June 1697. He was born to a wealthy landed family, but fell eventually into genteel poverty. Aubrey was a sickly child, and was privately...
...Wilkins, John Evelyn, John John Evelyn was born in Wotton, Surrey and died there. He was educated at the Middle Temple, London and Balliol College, Oxford. Most famous as the author of his Diary (first published in 1818), Evelyn left...
...Stukeley, William William Stukeley was born at Holbeach, Lincolnshire on 7 November 1687, and died in London on 3 March 1765. He was educated in medicine and natural philosophy at Benet (now Corpus Christi) College, Cambridge (1703–1709)....
...Graham, Christopher Columbus The pioneer, visionary, author, crack shot, antiquarian, businessman, collector, evolutionist, paleontologist, architect, physician, historian, politician, soldier, silversmith, centenarian, and theologian...
...Lhuyd, Edward Edward Lhuyd was born in Cardiganshire and died in Oxford on 30 June 1709. He entered Jesus College, Oxford in 1682, but did not proceed to a degree. In 1684 he became assistant to Robert Plot at the newly-founded Ashmolean...

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...Boas, Franz Franz Boas was born on 9 July 1858 in Minden in Westphalia, Germany, to middle-class Jewish parents. Boas studied physics and geography at the universities of Heidelberg, Bonn, and Kiel. He earned his PhD in physics from Kiel...