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Georg Heinrich Borowski

Georg Heinrich Borowski

German zoologist
Georg Heinrich Borowski
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Intro German zoologist
Was Scientist Botanist Professor Educator Zoologist Biologist Marine biologist
From Germany
Type Academia Biology Science
Gender male
Birth 26 July 1746, Königsberg, Prussia
Death 26 July 1801, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany (aged 55 years)
Star sign Leo
Education
University of Königsberg
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Biography

Georg Heinrich Borowski (26 July 1746 – 26 July 1801) was a German zoologist born in Koenigsberg, East Prussia to Andreas Ernst Borowski and wife, Maria Regina Negelken. His elder brother was the Archbishop of Koenigsberg, Ludwig Ernst von Borowski. He died in Frankfurt a. d. Oder, where he had taught at the University there.

Naturgeschichte des Thierreichs Amphibien, 1783

Borowski was professor in the department of natural history and domestic economics at the University of Viadrina. In 1781 he described scientifically the Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) under the name Balaena novaeangliae[1] in Gemeinnüzzige Naturgeschichte des Thierreichs. "Gottlieb August Lange, Berlin." 1, pages 1–21 (1781)

Footnotes 1. ↑ Phillip J. Clapham, James G. Mead. Megaptera novaeangliae. "Mammalian Species." 604, pages 1–9 (1999) (in English).

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https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/40486
http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/
https://d-nb.info/gnd/11762134X
http://isni.org/isni/0000000051335418
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no90015680
http://data.bibliotheken.nl/id/thes/p129058254
https://www.idref.fr/122196694
https://viaf.org/viaf/37698500
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-no90015680
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