Rüppell, Eduard, 1794-1884

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Wilhelm Peter Eduard Simon Rüppell (b. November 20, 1794, Frankfurt-am-Main-d. December 10 1884) was a German naturalist and explorer. He was the son of a very prosperous banker, and was originally destined to be a merchant. But after a visit to Sinai in 1817 he developed an interest in natural history. He attended lectures at the University of Pavia and University of Genoa in botany and zoology.
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referencedIn John Edward Gray papers, 1783-1884, 1783-1884 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Louis Agassiz correspondence and other papers, 1821-1877. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Charles Lucien Jules Laurent Bonaparte letters, 1825-1857, 1825-1857 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Rüppell, Eduard, 1794-1884. Letter. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Rüppell, Eduard, 1794-1884. Beitrag zur kenntniss der numismatischen erinnerungen an aerzte und naturforscher, die sich nicht in Duisburg's werk über diesen gegenstand vorfinden / von Dr. Eduard Rüppell. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
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correspondedWith Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 person
associatedWith Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 person
associatedWith Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, 1803-1857 person
associatedWith Cooper, William, 1798? -1864 person
associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Isidore, 1805-1861 person
associatedWith Gray, George Robert, 1808-1872 person
associatedWith Gray, John Edward person
associatedWith Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885 person
associatedWith Temminck, C. J., (Coenraad Jacob), 1778-1858 person
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Birth 1794-11-20

Death 1884-12-10


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