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Richard Owen (1804–1892)

Owen, Sir Richard. An English naturalist, lecturer and author; born in Lancaster, England, July 20, 1804; died at Surrey, England, Dec. 18, 1892. Among his contributions to scientific literature are ‘Lectures on the Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of Invertebrate Animals’ (1843); ‘Odontography’ (1845); ‘The Archetypes and Homologies of the Vertebrate System’ (1848); ‘Nature of Limbs’ (1849); ‘Paleontology’ (1861).