CodeDS/UK/85
Person NameAgassiz (-1874); Professor
Dates -1874
TitleProfessor
HistoryProfessor Agassiz was a Professor of Natural History in Europe and the United States. He was educated in medicine in Switzerland but soon took up an intereste in the natural sciences and became Professor of Natural History first in Neufchatel and later in Boston. His interests and publications included topics such as glaciers, recent and fossil fishes, echinodermata, mollusca, and later on physical geography and zoological classification. Agassiz died on 14 December in New York.

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