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CANDOLLE, Alphonse Louis Pierre Pyramus de

Forenames: Alphonse Louis Pierre Pyramus de

Last name: CANDOLLE

Titles and Honours:

Date of birth: 1806-10-27

Date of Election: 1892-04-26

Honorary Member? Yes

Obituaries: 1893, vol. 7, ser 4, p. 241

Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No

Publications:

"Geographie botaniques raisonee" (1855)

"Origine des plants cultivees" (1883)

Author of at least 250 separate publications and articles in scientific journals.

Place of Residence:

Notes:

Prof. of Botany, Geneva.

1829 took LLD - thesis 'le droit de grace'
Legal position. Abandoned law for botany.
1831 Appointed assistant to his father; Academy Director of Botanical Gardens, Geneva.
1835 succeeded in above positions.

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