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Humboldt, Alexander, Freiherr von, 1769-1859

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1769 - 1859

Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt (14 September 1769 – 6 May 1859) was a Prussian polymath, geographer, naturalist, explorer, and proponent of Romantic philosophy and science. He was the younger brother of the Prussian minister, philosopher, and linguist Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767–1835).

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Alexander Freiherr von Humboldt letters

Mss 819140
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 819140
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