Birdwood, George C. M. (George Christopher Molesworth), Sir, 1832-1917

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Dates:
Birth 1832
Death 1917
Britons

Biographical notes:

1854 admitted to the Royal College of Surgeons; 1854-1864 Indian Medical Service; 1854-1856 assistant surgeon, Bombay Medical Staff; 1856-1857 naval surgeon, the Persian Expedition; c 1857- Professor of Anatomy and Physiology, later Materia Medica and Botany, Grant Medical College, Bombay; c 1857- Registrar and Fellow, University of Bombay; c 1857- Curator, Government Museum; c 1857- Secretary, Asiatic Society and Agricultural Horticultural Society, Bombay; 1861 co-founder, the Victoria Botanical Gardens, Bombay; 1864 Justice of the Peace and Sheriff of Bombay, later returned to England; 1877 CSI; 1881 Knighted; 1886 royal commissioner, the Indian and Colonial Exhibition; 1893 royal commissioner, the Chicago Exhibition; 1887 KCIE; 1900 royal commissioner, the Paris Exhibition; 1871-1902 special service, Revenue and Statistics Department, the India Office.

Epithet: scholar, administrator in India and surgeon

Title: Knight

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  • Maynooth, Kildare (as recorded)
  • Ajanta, Hyderabad State (as recorded)
  • Golborne, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • Russia, Europe, Asia (as recorded)
  • Birkdale, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • Wadia Mausoleum, Woking, England (as recorded)
  • Southport, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • Catalonia, Spain (as recorded)
  • Salem, Madras (as recorded)
  • Parsee Cemetery, Woking, England (as recorded)
  • Cochin State, India (as recorded)
  • Hyderabad State, India (as recorded)
  • Travancore State, India (as recorded)
  • Scotland, United Kingdom (as recorded)
  • Berar, India (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Mysore State, India (as recorded)
  • Pondicherry, India (as recorded)
  • Paris, France (as recorded)
  • Egypt, Africa (as recorded)
  • East India House, London (as recorded)
  • Liverpool, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • Netherlands, Europe (as recorded)
  • Bombay, India (as recorded)
  • Malaya, Malaysia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Mysore State, India (as recorded)
  • Barcelona, Catalonia (as recorded)
  • Flanders, Belgium (as recorded)
  • Bethnal Green, Middlesex (as recorded)
  • Christchurch, Hampshire (as recorded)