Bechstein, Johann Matthäus

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Name
Bechstein, Johann Matthäus Gender: M
born on 11 July 1757 at 00:30 (= 12:30 AM )
Place Waltershausen, Germany, 50n53, 10e33
Timezone LMT m10e33 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 18°43' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 20°06 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 23°30'



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Johann Matthäus Bechstein

Biography

German naturalist, forester, ornithologist, entomologist, and herpetologist. In Great Britain, he was known for his 1795 treatise on singing birds, Naturgeschichte der Stubenvögel (Natural History of Cage Birds). He died on 23 February 1822.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Dr. Johann Matthäus Bechstein und di Forstacademie Dreissigacker" by Ludwig Bechstein (Brückner & Renner, 1855), p. 3: "Johann Matthäus Bechstein wurde geboren am 11. Juli 1757, Nachts zwischen 12 und 1 Uhr, zu Waltershausen, einer freundlichen Herzogl. S. Gothaischen Thüringerwaldstadt, dicht am Fuße der nördlichen Gebirgsabdachung."

Translation: Johann Matthäus Bechstein was born on 11 July 1757 between 12 and 1 o'clock at night in Waltershausen ...

Categories

  • Vocation : Science : Biology (Ornithologist, entomologist, and herpetologist)
  • Vocation : Misc. : Outdoor vocations (Forester)