J. L. B. Smith, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


J. L. B. Smith

South African ichthyologist

Date of Birth: 26-Oct-1897

Place of Birth: Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Date of Death: 07-Jan-1968

Profession: writer, chemist, university teacher, researcher, academic, ichthyologist

Nationality: South Africa

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About J. L. B. Smith

  • James Leonard Brierley Smith, known always as "J.
  • L.
  • B.
  • Smith", (26 September 1897 – 8 January 1968), was a South African ichthyologist, organic chemist, and university professor.
  • He was the first to identify a taxidermied fish as a coelacanth, at the time thought long extinct.

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