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Konig, Charles Dietrich Eberhard

John C. Thackray

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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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 to England to arrange the natural history collections of Queen Charlotte at Kew Palace. The following year ...

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Subjects: Petrology ; Mineralogy and Gems ; Botany

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