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Alexander von Humboldt

[Deutsch] Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt (geb. 1769 in Berlin; gest. 1859 ebenda) war ein deutscher Universalgelehrter, Forschungsreisender und Naturforscher. Er bereiste Süd- und Mittelamerika (Neu-Granada, Peru und Neu-Spanien), die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika und Zentralasien (Russland, Sibirien).
Humboldt arbeitete wissenschaftlich in den Bereichen der Botanik, Zoologie, Ethnologie, Geographie, Ozeanographie, Geologie, Mineralogie, Vulkanologie (Neptunismus), Klimatologie, Physik, Chemie und Astronomie. Er gilt als Mitbegründer der Geographie als empirischer Wissenschaft.

[Français] Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt (né en 1769 à Berlin, mort en 1859 à Berlin) était un polymathe allemand, explorateur et naturaliste. Il a voyagé vers l'Amérique du Sud et Centrale (Nouvelle-Grenade, le Pérou et la Nouvelle-Espagne), les États-Unis d'Amérique et d'Asie centrale (Russie, Sibérie).
Humboldt a travaillé scientifiquement dans les domaines de la botanique, la zoologie, l'anthropologie, la géographie, l'océanographie, la géologie, la minéralogie, la volcanologie (Neptunisme), la climatologie, la physique, la chimie et l'astronomie. Il est l'un des fondateurs de la géographie comme une science empirique.

[English] Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt (b. 1769 in Berlin, d. 1859 in Berlin) was a German polymath, explorer and naturalist. He traveled to South and Central America (New Granada, Peru and New Spain), the United States of America and Central Asia (Russia, Siberia).
Humboldt scientifically worked in the fields of botany, zoology, anthropology, geography, oceanography, geology, mineralogy, volcanology (Neptunism), climatology, physics, chemistry and astronomy. He is one of the founders of geography as an empirical science.

Prussian geographer, naturalist and explorer (1769–1859)

Born 14 September 1769
Died 6 May 1859.

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Prussian geographer, naturalist and explorer (1769–1859)

Born 14 September 1769
Died 6 May 1859.

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