Sloane, Sir Hans (16601753)

Sloane, Sir Hans, physician and naturalist, born in co. Down, Ireland, of Scotch descent; settled as a physician in London; attained the highest distinction as a professional man; his museum, which was a large one, of natural objects, books, and MSS. became by purchase the property of the nation, and formed the nucleus of the British Museum (16601753).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Sligo * Slöjd
Slade, Felix
Slave Coast
Slavonia
Slavs
Slawkenbergius
Sleeping Beauty
Sleipnir
Sleswick-Holstein
Slick, Sam
Sligo
Sloane, Sir Hans
Slöjd
Slop, Doctor
Slough of Despond
Slovaks
Slovenians
Sly, Christopher
Smart, Christopher
Smeaton, John
Smectymnuus
Smelfungus