Peter Mark Roget

Peter Mark Roget. Portrait: Thomas Pettigrew.Peter Mark Roget (1779-1869) was an English physician and physiologist, one of the founders of the University of London and the Medical School at Manchester. He is best known, however, for the famous Roget’s Thesaurus, used by countless writers for five generations. He also authored one of the famous Bridgewater Treatises, Animal and Vegetable Physiology Considered with Reference to Natural Theology.

Excerpted from Men of Science, Men of God by Henry M. Morris. Copyright 1982, 1988 by Henry M. Morris. Used by permission.

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