Charles Eliot (diplomat)

Charles Eliot (diplomat)

Sir Charles Norton Edgecumbe Eliot GCMG, PC (8 January 1862–16 March 1931) was a British knight diplomat, colonial administrator and botanist. He served as Commissioner of British East Africa in 1900-1904. He was British Ambassador to Japan in 1919-1925.

He was also known as a malacologist and marine biologist. He named the sea slug species Chelidonura varians .

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