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Louis Agassiz (975)

Profession
Naturalist
Nationality
Swiss-American
Born
1807, Motier-en-Vuly, Vaud, Switzerland
Died
1873, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Short Biography
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (/ˈæɡəsi/) (May 28, 1807 – December 14, 1873), commonly known as Louis Agassiz, was a Swiss-born and European-trained biologist and geologist recognized as an innovative and prodigious scholar of Earth's natural history, with ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Ph.D. in natural sciences, University of Erlangen, 1829: M.D., University of Munich, 1830
Appointments & Honors
  • 1832-47, University of Neuchatel
  • 1847-73, Harvard University
  • two honorary degrees, medals, other honors