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Intelligence has reached Cambridge that Mr. F. M. Balfour, M.A., Trinity College, the newly elected Professor of Animal Morphology, has died in Switzerland from a fall in the Alps. The bodies of Mr. Balfour and the Swiss guide who accompanied him in his fatal ascent of Mont Blanc have been found on the Italian side of the mountain.

Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2256—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, July 29, 1882, p.128