British physician and botanistwd:Q5933258
country of citizenship:
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
award received: Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
Dr John Frost FRSE FSA (1803–1840) was a short-lived but influential physician and botanist who founded the Medico-Botanical Society of London, studying and cataloguing the medicinal properties of plants. He was a controversial and flamboyant figure of the early 19th century.
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