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Who is Agnes Arber?
Agnes Arber: Agnes Robertson Arber FRS was a British plant morphologist and anatomist, historian of botany and philosopher of biology. She was born in London but lived most of her life in Cambridge, including the last 51 years of her life. She was the first woman botanist to be elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society and the third woman overall. She was the first woman to receive the Gold Medal of the Linnean Society of London for her contributions to botanical science.
- born on (136 years ago) in London
- nationality: United Kingdom
- profession: Botanist
- died on (55 years ago) in Cambridge
- written works: "Herbal plants & drugs", "The mind and the eye", "The Gramineae", "The manifold & the one"
- award: - Linnean Medal
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