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William MacGillivray (1796–1852)

MacGillivray, William. A Scottish naturalist; born at Old Aberdeen, 1796; died at Aberdeen, 1852. He was professor of natural history in Marischal College, Aberdeen, 1841–52. His principal work was a ‘History of British Birds’ (5 vols., 1837–52). He wrote also ‘Lives of Eminent Zoölogists’ (1834), etc.