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William Carpenter
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Born in Exeter, Devon
Born on 29th of October 1813
Died on 10th of November 1885

Born 1813. Died 1885 - English biologist.


Studied medicine at Bristol, London and Edinburgh. Completed research on marine zoology. Important work was in neurology, developed the idea of unconscious cerebration.

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