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Peters, Wilhelm C. H. (Wilhelm C. Hartwig), 1815-1883


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    • Wilhelm Carl Hartwig
  • Variants

    • Peters, Wilhelm Karl Hartwig, 1815-1883
    • Peters, Guilelmus C. H., 1815-1883
    • Peters, Guilelmus Сarol. Hartvig., 1815-1883
    • Peters, W., 1815-1883
    • Peters, W. C. H., 1815-1883
    • Peters, W. K. H., 1815-1883
    • Peters, Wilh. C. H., 1815-1883
    • Peters, Wilhelm, 1815-1883
    • Peters, Wilhelm Carl Hartwig, 1815-1883
    • Peters, Wilhelm Karl Hartwich, 1815-1883
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    • Peters, Wilhelm Karl Hartwig, 1815-1883
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    • found: LCCN 06-31755: His Über die Säugethier-Gattung Chiromys (aye-aye), 1866(hdg.: Peters, Wilhelm [Karl Hartwig] 1815-1883; usage: Wilhelm Peters)
    • found: LC data base, 11-6-87(hdg.: Peters, Wilhelm Karl Hartwig, 1815-1883; usage: Wilhelm C.H. Peters)
    • found: Peters, Wilhelm C. H. "Säugethiere und Fische," in Deutsche Nordpolar-Expedition (2nd : 1869-1870). Die Zweite Deutsche Nordpolarfahrt, 1873-1874, v. 2, pages 157-174:page 157 (in caption: "Bearbeitet von W. Peters in Berlin")
    • found: Handbuch der Zoologie, 2. Bd., 1863, via Internet Archive, March 11, 2020:added title page (Wilh. C.H. Peters, Prof. der Zoologie und Director des Kön. Zoolog. Museums in Berlin)
    • found: Peters, Wilhelm C. H. (Wilhelm C. Hartwig). Säugethiere und Amphibien, 1869, via Internet Archive, March 11, 2020:title page (W.C.H. Peters)
    • found: Peters, Wilhelm C. H. (Wilhelm C. Hartwig). Naturwissenschaftliche Reise nach Mossambique, 1882, via Internet Archive, March 11, 2020:title page (Wilhelm С.H. Peters, Doctor der Medicin und Philosophie, ord. Professor der Zoologie und Director des Königl. Zoologischen Museums, Mitglied der Königl. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin etc.) page x (foreword signed: W. Peters)
    • found: Science, v. 1, no. 15 (May 18, 1883), via Google Books, March 11, 2020:page 438 ("Zoologists the world over will regret to learn of the death of the genial and talented Wilhelm Karl Hartwig Peters, director of the zoological musum of Berlin. and younger brother of Dr. Peters of our own Clinton observatory. Dr. Peters was born at Coldenbüttel, near Eiderstedt, in Schleswig, on April 22, 1815, and died in Berlin on the 20th of last month ... His geographical discoveries in Mozambique were published ... in 1849 in a map; and Bleek's Languages of Mozambique contains a portion of his linguistic studies")
    • found: HathiTrust, March 11, 2020(usage on 6 title pages: auctor Guilelmus Сarol. Hartvig. Peters, Slesvicensis (1838); scripsit Guilelmus С.Н. Peters (1861); Wilhelm С.H. Peters (1862); Wilhelm Peters (1862-1866, 3 titles)
    • found: Hoppe, Brigitte. "Peters, Wilhelm," in Neue deutsche Biographie, Bd. 20 (2001), pages 247-249, accessed online March 11, 2020(Peters, Wilhelm Carl Hartwig [Wilhelm is italicized], zoologist and explorer, born 22.4.1815, Koldenbüttel near Friedrichstadt (Schleswig), died 20.4.1883 Berlin; studied medicine and natural sciences in Copenhagen and Berlin (doctorate in 1838); in 1839-1840, carried out marine research in southern France; in 1840, became a scientific assistant at the Anatomisches Museum in Berlin; in 1842, embarked on an expedition to Africa sponsored by Prussian King Friedrich Wilhelm IV, travelling to Luanda, Zanzibar, Cape Town and Mozambique; returned to Europe via India and Egypt, 1848; became prosector at the Anatomical Institute of the University of Berlin; Habilitation, 1849, in medicine; ao. Professor. 1853; director of the Zoological Museum and Zoological Garden, 1857; o. Professor in zoology, 1858) - https://www.deutsche-biographie.de/pnd104356480.html#ndbcontent
    • found: Wikipedia, March 11, 2020(article title: "Wilhelm Peters"; "Wilhelm Karl Hartwich (or Hartwig) Peters (22 April 1815 in Koldenbüttel-20 April 1883) was a German naturalist and explorer")
    • found: German Wikipedia, March 11, 2020(article title: "Wilhelm Peters (Naturforscher)"; "Wilhelm Carl Hartwig Peters," German naturalist, zoologist, anatomist and explorer)
    • found: Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, March 11, 2020(Peters, Wilhelm C. H.; gender: male; other names: Peters, Wilhelm C.; Peters, Wilhelm; Peters, Guilelmus C.; Peters, Wilhelm K.; Peters, Wilhelm Carl Hartwig; Peters, Wilhelm Karl Hartwig; Peters, Wilhelm Karl Hartwich; Peters, Wilh. C. H.; Peters, Guilelmus Carolus; Peters, Guilelmus Carolus Hartwigius; life dates: 1815-1883; occupations: explorer, zoologist) - http://d-nb.info/gnd/104356480
    • found: The eponym dictionary of amphibians, 2013, via Google Books Preview, March 11, 2020(Peters, WKH; "Wilhelm Karl Hartwig Peters (1815-1883) was a German zoologist and traveller who made a major expedition to Africa (1892-1847), travelling from Angola to Mozambique. He returned to Berlin with very important zoological collections. For many years he was curator of the Berlin Zoology Museum. He was elected as a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1876). Thirty-nine reptiles, twenty-three mammals and two birds are named after him")
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