Quotes by William Henry Flower

About William Henry Flower:

Sir William Henry Flower was an English comparative anatomist and surgeon. Flower became a leading authority on mammals, and especially on the primate brain. He supported Thomas Henry Huxley in an important controversy with Richard Owen about the human brain, and eventually succeeded Owen as Director of the Natural History Museum.

Author Bio

  • NameWilliam Henry Flower
  • DescriptionEnglish comparative anatomist and surgeon
  • BornNovember 30, 1831
  • DiedJuly 1, 1899
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionMilitary Physician; Zoologist
  • AwardsFellow Of The Royal Society; Pour Le Mérite; Order Of The Bath; Royal Medal; Order Of Merit For Arts And Science