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Henry Nicholas Ridley CMG (1911), MA (Oxon), FRS, FLS, F.R.H.S. (10 December 1855 – 24 October 1956) was an English botanist, geologist and naturalist who lived much of his life in Singapore. He was instrumental in promoting rubber trees in the Malay Peninsula and, for the fervour with which he pursued it, came to be known as "Mad Ridley".
Henry Nicholas Ridley
|Born||(1855-12-10)10 December 1855|
West Harling, Norfolk
|Died||24 October 1956(1956-10-24) (aged 100)|
|Known for||Rubber industry on the Malay peninsula|
|Awards||Linnean Medal (1950)|
Fellow of the Royal Society
|Institutions||Singapore Botanic Gardens|
|Author abbrev. (botany)|