Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper

French botanist

Date of Birth: 12-May-1856

Place of Birth: Strasbourg, France

Date of Death: 09-Sep-1901

Profession: university teacher, botanist, ecologist

Nationality: France, Germany

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper

  • Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (12 May 1856 – 9 September 1901) was a German botanist and phytogeographer who made major contributions in the fields of histology, ecology and plant geography.
  • He travelled to South East Asia and the Caribbean as part of the 1899 deep-sea expedition.
  • He coined the terms tropical rainforest and sclerophyll and is commemorated in numerous specific names.

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