Pittier, Henri, 1857-1950

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1857-08-18
Death 1950-01-27
Swiss
Spanish; Castilian, French, Latin, English

Biographical notes:

Henri Pittier was a Swiss-born botanist, geographer, linguist, and ethnographer. Pittier moved to Costa Rica in 1887 to found and direct the country's first geographic institute, the Instituto Físico-Geográfico. Pittier served as a botanist for the USDA from 1904 to 1919.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Field Book Project: Person : Description : rid_495_pid_EACP492

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Subjects:

  • Botany

Occupations:

  • Botanists

Places:

  • Venezuela (as recorded)