Franz Nopcsa von Felső-Szilvás, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Franz Nopcsa von Felső-Szilvás

Hungarian noble and academic

Date of Birth: 03-May-1877

Place of Birth: Transylvania, Romania

Date of Death: 25-Apr-1933

Profession: writer, zoologist, ethnologist, paleontologist, albanologist

Nationality: Hungary

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Franz Nopcsa von Felső-Szilvás

  • Baron Franz Nopcsa von Felso-Szilvás (also Baron Nopcsa von Felso-Szilvás, Baron Nopcsa, Ferenc Nopcsa, báró felsoszilvási Nopcsa Ferenc, Baron Franz Nopcsa, and Franz Baron Nopcsa) (May 3, 1877 – April 25, 1933) was an Austro-Hungarian-born aristocrat, adventurer, scholar, geologist, paleontologist and albanologist.
  • He is widely regarded as one of the founders of paleobiology, and first described the theory of insular dwarfism.
  • He was also a specialist on Albanian studies and completed the first geological map of northern Albania.

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