See also:born on the 3rd of
See also:March s800 at Ziegelhausen near
See also:Heidelberg . Studying at the university at Heidelberg he took his
See also:doctor's degree in the
See also:faculty of
See also:medicine in 1821, and in the following
See also:year was appointed
See also:professor of natural
See also:history . He now devoted himself to palaeontological studies, and to
See also:work in various parts of Germany, Italy and France . From its commencement in 183o to 1862 he, assisted in editing the Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie, &c., continued as Nelms Jahrbuch . His
See also:principal work, Lethaea Geognostica (2 vols.,
See also:Stuttgart, 1834–1838; 3rd ed. with F . Romer, 3 vols., 1851–1856), has been regarded as one of the
See also:foundations of German stratigraphical geology . His Handbuch einer Geschichteder Natur, of which the first
See also:part was issued in 1841, gave a general account of the
See also:physical history of the
See also:earth, while the second part dealt with the
See also:species being regarded as
See also:direct acts of creation . The third part included his famous
See also:Index Palaeontologicus, and was issued in 3 vols., 1848–1849, with the assistance of H. von
See also:Meyer and H . R . Goppert . This record of fossils has proved of inestimable value to all palaeontologists . An important work on
See also:recent and fossil zoology, Die Klassen and Ordnungen
See also:des Thier-Reichs, was commenced by
See also:Bronn .
He wrote the volumes dealing with Amorphozoa,
See also:Actinozoa, and Malacozoa, published 1859–1862; the work was continued by other naturalists . In 1861 Bronn was awarded the Wollaston medal by the
See also:Geological Society of
See also:London . He died at Heidelberg on the 5th of
See also:July 1862 .
ALEXANDRE BRONGNIART (1770-1847)
PAUL BRONSART VON SCHELLENDORF (1832-1891)
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