Emil Racoviță, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Emil Racoviță

Romanian polar explorer

Date of Birth: 15-Nov-1868

Place of Birth: Iași, Iași County, Romania

Date of Death: 17-Nov-1947

Profession: teacher, zoologist, geologist, university teacher, botanist, explorer, speleologist

Nationality: Romania

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Emil Racoviță

  • Emil Racovi?a (Romanian pronunciation: [e'mil 'rakovit?s?]; also spelled Racovitza; 15 November 1868 – 17 November 1947) was a Romanian biologist, zoologist, speleologist, explorer of Antarctica and the first biologist in the world to study the arctic life.Together with Grigore Antipa, he was one of the most noted promoters of natural sciences in Romania.
  • Racovi?a was the first Romanian to have gone on a scientific research expedition to the Antarctic, as well as an influential professor, scholar and researcher.

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