Josif Pančić, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Josif Pančić

botanist

Date of Birth: 05-Apr-1814

Place of Birth: Ugrini, Istria County, Croatia

Date of Death: 25-Feb-1888

Profession: biologist, university teacher, botanist

Zodiac Sign: Aries


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About Josif Pančić

  • Josif Pancic (Serbian Cyrillic: ????? ??????; April 17, 1814 – February 25, 1888) was a Serbian botanist, doctor, a lecturer at the Great School in Belgrade and the first president of the Serbian Royal Academy.
  • He extensively documented the flora of Serbia, and is credited with having classified many species of plants which were unknown to the botanical community at that time.
  • Pancic is credited for discovering the Serbian Spruce.
  • He is regarded as the father of Serbian botany.

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