There are 9 different birds named after Swainson, including Swainson's Sparrow and Swainson's Toucan.
Swainsona, a type of flower, is not named after him, though it is commonly mistaken that it is. It is named after his cousin.
When he was younger, he was somewhat deprived of a full education because he had a speech impediment.
An English naturalist and botanist.
One of the earliest English naturalists.
An English biologist and Roman Catholic priest.
An English physicist and brewer.
Antony Hewish FRS is a British radio astronomer who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1974 (together with fellow radio-astronomer Martin Ryle) for his work on the development of radio aperture synthesis and its role in the discovery of pulsars
An English natural philosopher and polymath.
An English theologian, paleontologist and geologist.
A Swiss geologist and meteorologist.
was an English polymath