George Hampson

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Birthday
14, 1860
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 14, 1936 (76)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1860
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 14, 1936 (76)

About

Entomologist who wrote The Lepidoptera of the Nilgiri District in 1891 and became acting Assistant Keeper of the Natural History Museum in 1901.

Before Fame

His trip to Tamil sparked his desire to study butterflies and moths.

Trivia

He wrote and published Illustrations of Typical Specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera of the British Museum.

Family Life

He had three children with Minnie Frances Clark-Kennedy, who he married on the first of June 1893.

Associated With

Another famous British entomologist is Peter Twinn.