John Gould

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John Gould
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Born14 September 1804(1804-09-14)
Lyme Regis, Dorset
Died3 Februar 1881(1881-02-03) (aged 76)
Bedford Square, Lunnon
Restin place
Kensal Green cemetery
Kent forIllustratit monographs on birds
Scientific career
InfluencesCharles Darwin

John Gould FRS (/ɡld/; 14 September 1804 – 3 Februar 1881) wis a Inglis ornithologist an bird airtist. He published a nummer o monographs on birds, illustratit bi plates that he producit wi the assistance o his wife, Elizabeth Gould, an several ither airtists includin Edward Lear, Henry Constantine Richter, Joseph Wolf an William Matthew Hart. He haes been considered the faither o bird study in Australie an the Gould League in Australie is namit efter him. His identification o the birds nou elknamit "Darwin's finches" played a role in the inception o Darwin's theory o evolution bi natural selection. Gould's wirk is referencit in Charles Darwin's beuk, On the Origin of Species.

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