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Johann Christian Senckenberg

German doctor

Died when: 65 years 261 days (788 months)
Star Sign: Pisces


Johann Christian Senckenberg

Johann Christian Senckenberg (28 February 1707 – 15 November 1772) was a German physician, naturalist and collector.In 1763, he established the Senckenberg Foundation to support natural sciences.

This founded the Botanischer Garten der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitat Frankfurt am Main.His name is honoured in the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung (Senckenberg Natural History Society) which he endowed, Frankfurt University Library, and Naturmuseum Senckenberg.

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