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Hay, Arthur, ninth marquess of Tweeddale (1824–1878), army officer and naturalist, was born at Yester, East Lothian, on 9 November 1824, the son of George Hay, eighth marquess of Tweeddale (1787–1876), army officer and agriculturist, and his wife, Lady Susan (1797–1870), daughter of ...
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Meinertzhagen, Richard (1878–1967), naturalist and army officer, was born on 3 March 1878 at 10 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge, London, the second son and third child in the family of four sons and five daughters of Daniel Meinertzhagen, a London merchant banker whose German family had long settled in ...
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Paterson, William (1755–1810), army officer and naturalist, was born on 17 August 1755 in Scotland of unknown parentage. There he developed a lifelong interest in botany. Supported by Mary Bowes, countess of Strathmore, he made four journeys from Cape Town into the interior of ...
Smuts, Jan Christiaan (1870–1950), prime minister of South Africa, army officer, and writer on evolution, was born on 24 May 1870 at Bovenplaats, near Riebeeck West in the Malmesbury district of Cape Colony, the second child of Jacobus Abraham (Kosie) Smuts (1845–1914) and ...