Blumenbach, Johann Friedrich

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Born: May 11, 1752 AD
Died: 1840 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Naturalists, Physiologist


1752 - Johann Friedrich Blumenbach was born on the 11th of May at Gotha, Thuringia, Germany.

1775 - Graduated medicine at Jena, with his MD thesis De generis humani varietate nativa.

1776 - Appointed extraordinary professor of medicine in Göttingen.

1778 - Ordinary professor of medicine in Göttingen.

1787-1804 - Wrote Institutiones Physiologicae, and Handbuch der vergleichenden Anatomie.

1790-1828 - Blumenbach's work included his description of sixty humans crania (skulls) published originally in fasciculi as Collectionis suae craniorum diversarum gentium illustratae decades.

1840 - Blumenbach died on 22nd of January in Göttingen.

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