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Alexander von Humboldt

* 1769 in Berlin
+ 1859 in Berlin


Alexander von
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        von Humboldt

Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt was a German polymath, geographer, naturalist,
explorer, and proponent of Romantic philosophy and science.
He was the younger brother of the Prussian minister, philosopher, and linguist Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767–1835).
Humboldt's quantitative work on botanical geography laid the foundation for the field of biogeography.
Humboldt's advocacy of long-term systematic geophysical measurement
laid the foundation for modern geomagnetic and meteorological monitoring.

Alexander von Humboldt 

Berlin, Humboldt University
Mein Foto 24.7.2015

J. Giesen

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