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About Alexander von Humboldt
Alexander von Humboldt was an esteemed Prussian explorer, geographer and naturalist remembered for his instrumental work in botanical geography as well as for his highly influential treaties Kosmos, which served as the foundation of biogeography. He is considered one of the greatest scientists of all time.
He never married nor fathered any children. He was born to Maria Elisabeth and Alexander Georg von Humboldt. He grew with his older brother Wilhelm von Humboldt, who became a renowned linguist and philosopher.
Certain scholars believe he was homosexual.
Over the years, numerous species, places, geographical features and educational institutions have been named after him in recognition of his significant scientific works. For example, the Humboldt River in the United States is named after him.
The legendary English geologist and naturalist Charles Darwin once referred to him as the greatest scientific traveler ever.
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F.A.Q. about Alexander von Humboldt
When is his birthday?
Alexander von Humboldt's birthday is on September 14, 1769.
In how many days is his birthday?
Alexander's birthday is in 353 days
How old was Alexander when he died?
He was 89 years old.
When did he die?
He died in May 6, 1859.
How old would he be today?
Alexander von Humboldt would be 252 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Alexander from?
He was born in Berlin.
Alexander von Humboldt's Popularity
Alexander von Humboldt was a famous German geographer, naturalist, and explorer, who was born on September 14, 1769. As a person born on this date, Alexander von Humboldt is listed in our database as the 42nd most popular celebrity for the day (September 14).
People born on September 14 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Alexander von Humboldt is the 1402nd most popular Virgo.
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