By Karen Horn, RPS Librarian
Daniel Hanbury, renowned British pharmacologist and botanist, died of typhoid fever on 24 March 1875. He was 49 years old. He is buried in Wandsworth, in the Society of Friends’ burial ground.
Shortly after Daniel Hanbury’s death, his friends and colleagues resolved to honour a life dedicated to science by awarding a medal in his memory – for ‘high excellence in the prosecution or promotion of original research in the Natural History and Chemistry of Drugs.’ Read more The Hanbury Memorial Medal – open to scientists of all nations