H. Lichtenstein (Zoologiste),Professeur à l'Université de Berlin et Membre de l'Académie de cette Ville.
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Martin Hinrich Carl Lichtenstein (1780-1857) the German physician, explorer, botanist, zoologist and herpetologist. Between 1802 and 1806 he travelled in southern Africa, and was appointed personal physician to the Governor of the Cape of Good Hope. In 1810 he published 'Reisen im sudlichen Afrika'. which gained the position of Professor of Zoology at the University of Berlin a year later, and 1813 he was appointed director of the Berlin Zoological Museum. He was responsible for the creation of Berlin's Zoological Gardens in 1841.
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