Alexander Von Humboldt

Alexander von Humboldt
1769 - 1859

Alexander Von Humboldt  German Scientist


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Alexander Von Humboldt passed away on 6th May 1859 aged 89.


Alexander Von Humboldt is a 89 year old German Scientist born on 14th September, 1769 in Berlin, GermanyBerlin, Germany. His zodiac sign is Virgo

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First Name Alexander
Last Name Von Humboldt
Full Name at Birth Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt
Age 89 (age at death) years
Birthday 14th September, 1769
Birthplace Berlin, GermanyBerlin, Germany, Berlin, GermanyBerlin, Germany
Died 6th May, 1859
Place of Death Berlin, Germany
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Gay
Religion Lutheran
Nationality German
Occupation Scientist

Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt ( listen ; 14 September 1769 – 6 May 1859) was a Prussian geographer, naturalist, explorer, and influential proponent of romantic philosophy. 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.

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