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Adolphe-Théodore Brongniart

French botanist (1801–1876)

1801   -   1876

country of citizenship: France
language of expression: French
occupation: botanist, paleontologist
award received: Wollaston Medal, Knight of the Legion of Honour, Officer of the Legion of Honour, Commander of the Legion of Honour, Foreign Member of the Royal Society, English
position held: president

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Adolphe-Théodore Brongniart (French: [adɔlf teodɔːʁ bʁɔ̃ɲaːʁ]) FRS FRSE FGS (14 January 1801 – 18 February 1876) was a French botanist. He was the son of the geologist Alexandre Brongniart and grandson of the architect, Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart. Brongniart's pioneering work on the relationships between extinct and existing plants has earned him the title of father of paleobotany. His major work on plant fossils was his Histoire des végétaux fossiles (1828–37). He wrote his dissertation on the Buckthorn family (Rhamnaceae), an extant family of flowering plants, and worked at the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle in Paris until his death. In 1851, he was elected a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. This botanist is denoted by the author abbreviation Brongn. when citing a botanical name.
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Histoire des végétaux fossiles

Le botaniste Adolphe Brongniart (1801-1876), s’inspirant des travaux de Georges Cuvier (1769-1832) sur les vertébrés , applique les méthodes de l’anatomie comparée à l’étude des végétaux fossiles . Avec la publication de son Histoire des vé

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Voyage Autour du Monde

boek van Adolphe Brongniart

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