Robert Fortune

Died aged c. 68

Robert Fortune (16 September 1812 – 13 April 1880) was a Scottish botanist, plant hunter and traveller, best known for introducing tea plants from China to India.

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Photo of Robert Fortune blue plaque
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Robert Fortune 1812-1880 plant collector lived here 1857-1880.

9 Gilston Road, Kensington and Chelsea, SW10, London, United Kingdom where he lived (1857-1880)