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Konig, Charles Dietrich Eberhard

John C. Thackray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Botany. 438 words.

Konig, Charles Dietrich Eberhard (1774–1851), botanist and mineralogist, was born in Brunswick and educated at the University of Göttingen, where he studied botany. In 1800 he was invited...

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Saugrain De Vigni, Antoine François

Philip K. Wilson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery; Medicine and Health; Mineralogy and Gems. 1005 words.

Saugrain De Vigni, Antoine François (17 February 1763–18 or 19 May 1820), naturalist, mineralogist, surgeon, and physician, was born in Paris, France, the son of Antoine Claude Saugrain, a...

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Shepard, Charles Upham

Gloria Robinson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Mineralogy and Gems; Natural History; Medicinal Chemistry. 1438 words.

Shepard, Charles Upham (29 June 1804–01 May 1886), mineralogist, educator, chemist, and natural historian, was born in Little Compton, Rhode Island, the son of Mase Shepard, a...

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