Gideon Algernon Mantell

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Gideon Algernon Mantell

Birthplace: Lewes, East Sussex, UK
Death: Died
Cause of death: Overdose of Opium
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Son of Thomas Mantell ve Sarah Mantell
Ex-husband of Mary Ann Mantell
Father of Walter Baldock Durrant Mantell; Reginald Mantell; Hannah Matilda Mantell ve Unknown Mantell

Occupation: Paleontolgist & Geologist
Managed by: Sam Gibson
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About Gideon Algernon Mantell

Gideon Algernon Mantell MRCS FRS (3 February 1790 – 10 November 1852) was an English obstetrician, geologist and palaeontologist. His attempts to reconstruct the structure and life of Iguanodon began the scientific study of dinosaurs: in 1822 he was responsible for the discovery (and the eventual identification) of the first fossil teeth, and later much of the skeleton, of Iguanodon. Mantell's work on the Cretaceous of southern England was also important.

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Gideon Algernon Mantell's Timeline

3 Şubat 1790
Lewes, East Sussex, UK
11 Mart 1820
Age 30
East Sussex, England
10 Kasım 1852
Age 62