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Question G

Do we do enough in this city to remember our past? Well, of course, we have the Royal Pavilion - the seaside palace of George, the Prince Regent (later George IV). Today, it is the people's palace - owned by the council on behalf of the good citizens of Brighton & Hove.

We have preserved a lot of our historic architecture.

But what of our memories - our collective memory?

So to the question:

He lived at No. 20 Old Steine in the 1830s. He was born in Lewes. He was a medical doctor.

But he was also one of the founding fathers of geology and palaeontology. He discovered three dinosaurs. He did more than most to establish in the public mind that there was an age of reptiles that preceded the age of mammals and human beings.

What 'G' was he? Better still: what GM?

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