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Rüppell, Eduard, 1794-1884

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    • Rueppell, Eduard, 1794-1884
    • Rüppell, Edouard, 1794-1884
    • Rüppell, Eduardus, 1794-1884
    • Rüppell, Wilhelm Peter Eduard Simon, 1794-1884
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        Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
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    • found: Atlas zu der Reise im nördlichen Afrika, 1826-1831:t.p. (Eduard Rüppell)
    • found: Novae species algarum, 1837:t.p. (Eduardus Rüppell)
    • found: NUC pre-56(Rüppell, Eduard, 1794-1884; full name: Rüppell, Wilhelm Peter Eduard Simon)
    • found: OCLC, Sept. 24, 2001(hdgs.: Rüppell, Eduard, 1794-1884; Rüppell, Wilhelm Peter Eduard Simon, 1794-1884; usage: Eduard Rüppell; Eduardus Rüppell)
    • found: Journal des voyages, ou Archives géographiques du XIXe siècle. 74e cahier, Déc. 1824. I. Mémoires et notices. Notice sur Méhemet-Beg, et sa carte du Kordoufan, 1824:title page (page 265) (M. Edouard Rüppell; traveler, article extracted from his letter sent from Ambukol [Sudan])
    • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 27, 2015(Eduard Rüppell; Wilhelm Peter Eduard Simon Rüppell; b. Frankfurt-am-Main, Nov. 20, 1794; d. Dec. 10, 1884; surname sometimes transliterated to Rueppell; visited Sinai in 1817, developed interest in natural history; attended lectures at University of Pavia and University of Genoa in botany and zoology; his first expedition was in 1821, accompanied by surgeon Michael Hey, through the Sinai desert; in 1822 they were the first European explorers to reach the Gulf of Aqaba; in 1823 they traveled up the Nile to Nubia, collecting specimens; started through Ethiopia, stopped by ill health; Rüppell returned to Europe in 1827; in 1830 he returned to Africa, became first naturalist to traverse Ethiopia; several species named after him; published travel account, Travels in Abyssinia)
    • found: Encyclopaedia Britannica online, Aug. 26, 2015(Eduard Rüppell; Wilhelm Peter Eduard Simon Rüppell; died Frankfurt-am-Main; first expedition 1822-28, crossing the Sudan from the Nubian Desert south to Kordofan; second expedition 1831-34, crossing Ethiopia from east to west by way of the ruins of Aksum; amassed ancient Ethiopian manuscripts during a stay in Gonder on his return trip)
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    • 2001-09-24: new
    • 2015-08-28: revised
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