George Hudson (entomologist)


George Vernon Hudson

Portrait of George Hudson later in life
Born
George Vernon Hudson

20 April 1867
London, England
Died5 April 1946 (aged 78)
AwardsFellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand (Original) (1919), Hector Medal (1923), Hutton Medal (1929), T.K Sidey Medal (1933)
Scientific career
FieldsEntomologist
Fuzzy head-and-shoulders photo of a 40-year-old man in a cloth cap and mustache
Hudson in 1907, as a member of the Auckland Islands party of the Sub Antarctic Expedition

George Vernon Hudson FRSNZ (20 April 1867 – 5 April 1946) was a British-born New Zealand entomologist. Hudson is credited with proposing the modern daylight saving time. He was awarded the Hector Memorial Medal in 1923.


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