Nikolaus Ager, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Nikolaus Ager

French botanist

Date of Birth: 11-Dec-1568

Place of Birth: Ittenheim, Grand Est, France

Date of Death: 20-Jun-1634

Profession: university teacher, botanist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Nikolaus Ager

  • Nikolaus Ager, name also spelled Nicolas Ager and sometimes referred to as Agerius (1568, Ittenheim – 26 June 1634, Strasbourg) was a French physician and botanist born in Alsace.
  • He was the author of the treatise "De Anima Vegetativa" (1629).He studied medicine in Basel, subsequently obtaining doctorates in medicine and philosophy in Strasbourg.
  • In 1618 he became a professor of medicine and botany at Strasbourg.
  • During his career, he worked closely with famed botanists Johann and Gaspard Bauhin.In 1763 Michel Adanson named the genus Ageria (family Aquifoliaceae) in his honor.

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