Sir Dr Joseph Dalton Hooker OM CB DCL PRS GCSI FRS LLD
(1817-1911)

Died aged c. 94

Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker OM GCSI CB PRS (30 June 1817 – 10 December 1911) was a British botanist and explorer in the 19th century. He was a founder of geographical botany and Charles Darwin's closest friend. For twenty years he served as director of the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, succeeding his father, William Jackson Hooker, and was awarded the highest honours of British science.

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Adrian Cable on Geograph
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1817-1911 succeeded his father as director of Kew 1865 Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker OM GSCI CB FRS MD DCL LLD botanist born in this house

Hooker House, Quay Street, Halesworth, United Kingdom where they was born (1817)

Sir William Hooker 1785-1865 Sir Joseph Hooker 1817-1911 Botanists Directors of Kew Gardens lived here

49 Kew Green, Kew, London, United Kingdom where they lived