Biographical entry Shaw, George (1751 - 1813)
- 10 December 1751
Bierton, Buckinghamshire, England
- 22 July 1813
George Shaw was a lecturer in botany at Oxford University and a medical practitioner who published one of the first English descriptions with scientific names of several of the common and best known Australian animals.
- Calaby, J. H., 'Shaw, George (1751-1813), naturalist', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 2, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1967, p. 437. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A020395b.htm. Details
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