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Sir Henry Alexander Miers (1858–1942) by Sir William Rothenstein, 1917 © Estate of Sir William Rothenstein / National Portrait Gallery, London


Miers, Sir Henry Alexander (1858–1942), mineralogist and university administrator, was born in Rio de Janeiro on 25 May 1858, the third son and fifth of the eight children (three of whom died in infancy) of Francis Charles Miers, civil engineer, and his wife, ...