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Robert Fortune (1813–1880)

Fortune, Robert. An English botanist; born at Kelloe, Berwickshire, Sept. 16, 1813; died at South Kensington, April 13, 1880. His ‘Three Years’ Wanderings in China’ (1847) and ‘A Residence among the Chinese, Inland, on the Coast, and at Sea’ (1857), in addition to the charm of their plant lore, possess literary grace.