Joseph Banks ( 1744 - 1820 )

Birth: Argyle Street, London, England (13 February 1744) Death: His house at Spring Grove, Isleworth (19 June 1820) Burial Place: Parish church, Isleworth Research Field: Botany Education: By private tutor then Harrow School; Eton School; entered Christ Church College, Oxford in 1760 where his interest in botany prompted him to procure a teacher in this field for the students.