Zittel, Karl Alfred von

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Zittel, Karl Alfred von Gender: M
born on 25 September 1839 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Baden, Germany, 53n00, 9e04
Timezone LMT m9e04 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 01°32' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 29°31 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 23°04'

Karl Alfred von Zittel


German paleontologist and geologist. He studied in Heidelberg and Paris, entering geological survey at Vienna, and in 1836, Professor of mineralogy at Karlsruhe. He was made Professor of Paleontology and Geology at Munich, 1866.

Zittel made an expedition to Egypt and the Libyan desert 1873-74, valuable work. His "Handbook of Paleontology" in five volumes, 1876-93, is the most comprehensive and authoritive work in the field.

Died 1/06/1904.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : New Career 1836 (Professor of mineralogy)
  • Work : New Career 1866 (Professor of paleontology/geology)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1876 (Start of five volume works)

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher


  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of Minerology, Paleontology, Geology)
  • Vocation : Science : Geology
  • Vocation : Science : Other Science (Palaeontologist)
  • Vocation : Travel : Explorer (Expedition to Egypt and Libyan desert)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Handbook of Paleontology)