Letter : Berlin, 1852 Mar. 12.

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Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859. Letter : Berlin, 1852 Mar. 12.

Letter : Berlin, 1852 Mar. 12.

Autograph letter, signed, from Alexander von Humboldt to unidentified person.

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Von Humboldt, Alexander, 1769-1859

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Born in Berlin, Germany, and educated at the universities of Frankfurt and Göttingen, Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was one of the most prominent European figures of his age. His fame largely derived from his scientific expedition in Latin America between 1799 and 1804, which resulted in numerous discoveries, particularly related to physical geography and meteorology. Notably, he spent 1803 in New Spain (present day Mexico) conducting a census of the territory. Source: Alexander von ...