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Isaac Bayley
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Born in Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians
Born on 31st of March 1853
Died on 30th of November 1922

Born 1853. Died 1922 - Scottish botanist.

A Scottish botanist following in the footsteps of his father, John Balfour. He led an expedition to Socotra in 1880. He was Regius Professor of Botany, Glasgow from 1879 to 1885, and Professor of Botany at Edinburgh University from 1888 to 1922.

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