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Georg Adolf Suckow

Georg Adolf Suckow

German physicist, chemist, mineralogist, mining engineer and naturalist
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Intro German physicist, chemist, mineralogist, mining engineer and naturalist
A.K.A. Suckow
Countries Germany
Occupations Botanist Ornithologist Naturalist University teacher Chemist Physicist Physician Mineralogist
Gender male
Birth 1751 (Jena)
Death 1813 (Heidelberg)
Family
Father: Lorenz Johann Daniel Suckow
Education Heidelberg University
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Georg Adolf Suckow sometimes Adolph (28 January 1751, Jena – 13 March 1813, Heidelberg) was a German physicist, chemist, mineralogist, mining engineer and naturalist. Suckow was a professor of physics, chemistry, and natural history at the University of Heidelberg. He wrote many books and articles on chemistry, botany, zoology and mineralogy. From 1808 he was a Member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities. His son Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Suckow (1770–1838) was also a naturalist.

Works

  • Von dem Nutzen der Chymie zum Behuf des bürgerlichen Lebens, und der Oekonomie. Nebst Ankündigung der Lesestunden des Sommers halben Jahres 1775 bei der kurfürstlichen oekonomischen Schule zu Lautern, von G.A. Suckow, der A.D. Professor der theoretischen Wissenschaften, und beständigen Sekretair der Kurfürstlichen oekonomischen Gesellschaft. Mannheim/Lautern (1775)
  • Oekonomische Botanik. (1777)
  • Versuche über die Wirkungen verschiedener Luftarten auf die Vegetation. (1782)
  • Diagnose der Pflanzengattungen. (1792)
  • Anfangsgrunde der theoretischen und angewandten Naturgeschichte der Thiere Leipzig: Weissmann.

A six volume work. part I. Mammals. 1797. II. Birds 1800 & 1801. III. Amphibia. 1798. IV. Fish 1799 V Reptiles 1798?,VI Invertebrates. Variously bound, variously dated. The volumes appear to be out of date order.

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http://isni.org/isni/0000000055353242
http://www.ipni.org/ipni/advAuthorSearch.do?find_abbreviation=Suckow
https://d-nb.info/gnd/117365785
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr2001004118
https://viaf.org/viaf/57390218
https://www.idref.fr/164106022
https://www.ipni.org/ipni/advAuthorSearch.do?find_abbreviation=Suckow
https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q73824
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/57390218
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