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COUNT ZU GEORG MONSTER (1776-1844)

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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 11 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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COUNT ZU GEORG MONSTER (1776-1844), German palaeontologist, was born on the 17th of February 1776. He formed a famous collection of fossils, which was ultimately secured by the Bavarian state, and formed the nucleus of the palaeontological museum at Munich. Count Munster assisted Goldfuss in his great work Petrefacta Germaniae. He died at Bayreuth on the 23rd of December 1844.
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