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Peter Roget

Peter Mark Roget, (January 18, 1779 - September 12, 1869) was a distinguished English medical doctor and lexicographer. He created the Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases (Roget's Thesaurus) a classified collection of related words.

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"Roget, Peter Mark" in Dictionary of National Biography London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1897.