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Schomburgk, Sir Robert Hermann (1804–1865), surveyor and traveller

G. C. Boase

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/24829

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Schomburgk, Sir Robert Hermann (1804–1865), surveyor and traveller, was the son of the Revd Johann Friedrich Ludwig Schomburgk, a protestant minister in Thuringia, and Christine Julian, the daughter of J. Krippendorf, counsellor of the princes of Reuss-Gera. Schomburgk was born at Freiburg in ...

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Subjects: World History ; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts ; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building ; Travel and Holiday

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