• Born date: 1641-09-26
  • Born in: Warwickshire
  • Death date: 1712-03-25
  • Death in: London
Nehemiah Grew

Nehemiah Grew (26 September 1641 – 25 March 1712) was an English plant anatomist and physiologist, very famously known as the "Father of Plant Anatomy".Grew was the only son of Obadiah Grew (1607–1688), Nonconformist divine and vicar of St Michaels, Coventry, and was born in Warwickshire. He graduated at Pembroke College, Cambridge in 1661, and ten years later took the degree of M.D. at Leiden University, his thesis being Disputatio medico-physica de liquore nervoso.