Camel, George Joseph
1661 - He wa born on the 21st of April in Brno, Moravia, now Czech Republic.
- He also known as Camellus, was a Jesuit missionary and botanist to the Philippines.
1683 - He was sent first to the Marianas.
1688 - He transferred to the Philippines.
- He wrote Herbarium aliarumque stirpium in insula Luzone Philippinarum (Herbs and Medicinal Plants in the island of Luzon, Philippines).
- Kamel established a pharmacy in Manila the first in the Philippines.
1706 - He died on the 2nd of May in Manila, Philippines.
- The genus Camellia was named in his honour by Carolus Linnaeus.
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