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Gunther, Robert William Theodorelocked

  • Roger Hutchins


Gunther, Robert William Theodore (1869–1940), zoologist and antiquary, was born on 23 August 1869 at St James's Road, Surbiton, Surrey. He was the only child of the zoologist Albert Charles Lewis Gotthilf Günther (1830–1914), who from Württemberg, then Tübingen, came to England to seek scientific employment, and his first wife, ...

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