Siebold Philipp Franz von 1796-1866

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1796-02-17
Death 1866-10-18
Germans
German

Biographical notes:

German physician, explorer, and scientist.

From the description of Papers of Philipp Franz von Siebold, 1609-1927 (bulk 1820-1860). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78709407

Biographical Note

  • 1796, Feb.17: Born, Würzburg, Germany
  • 1815: Began study of medicine, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
  • 1820: Became doctor of medicine
  • 1822: Entered Dutch military service as a army medical officer and developed interest in sea fauna
  • 1823: As part of a Dutch legation, became resident physician on Deshima island, near Nagasaki, Japan; began collecting data on its environment, history, culture, and language
  • 1829: Expelled from Japan
  • 1830: Returned to Europe
  • 1833 - 1841 : Published Bibliotheca Japonica co-authored by Joseph Hoffmann and Kuo Cheng-Chang, a Javanese of Chinese extraction, who had journeyed with Siebold from Batavia to Japan
  • 1859 - 1862 : Returned to Japan, where he promoted the introduction of European science
  • 1862: Returned to Europe
  • 1866, Oct. 18: Died, Munich, Germany

From the guide to the Philipp Franz von Siebold Papers, 1609-1927, (bulk 1820-1860), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Zoology
  • Botany
  • Science--History--19th century
  • Geology
  • Japanologists--Germany
  • Animals--Japan
  • Botany--Japan
  • Meteorology
  • Meteorology--Japan
  • Geology--Japan
  • Germans--Japan
  • Plants--Japan
  • Zoology--Japan

Occupations:

  • Explorers
  • Physicians
  • Scientists

Places:

  • Japan (as recorded)
  • Japan (as recorded)
  • Taiwan (as recorded)
  • Korea. (as recorded)
  • Taiwan. (as recorded)
  • Korea (as recorded)