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St. George Jackson Mivart (1827–1900)

Mivart, St. George Jackson (miv’ärt). An English naturalist; born in London, Nov. 30, 1827; died there, April 1, 1900. He was professor of biology in University College, 1874–77; was professor of the philosophy of natural history at the University of Louvain, Belgium, after 1890. Among his chief works are: ‘Genesis of Species’ (1870–71); ‘Man and Apes’ (1873); ‘Contemporary Evolution’ (1876); ‘Origin of Human Reason’ (1889); ‘Types of Animal Life’ (1893).