Beneden, Pierre-Joseph van
|born on||19 December 1809 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )|
|Place||Malines, Belgium, 51n02, 4e28|
|Timezone||LMT m4e28 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||27°38' 05°20 Asc. 26°49'|
Belgian zoologist and paleontologist who specialised in the field of parasitology, being known for his comprehensive studies on the development, transformation, and life-histories of parasitic worms. He established one of the world's first marine laboratories and aquariums in 1843. He introduced the term mutualism in 1876.
He was the father of biologist Edouard van Beneden (1846–1910). Pierre-Joseph van Beneden died in Louvain, Belgium, on 8 January 1894, aged 84.
- parent->child relationship with Beneden, Édouard van (born 5 March 1846)
- (has as) teacher relationship with Cuvier, Baron Georges (born 23 August 1769)
GraZia Bordoni's Science file quotes Gauquelin.
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 84)
- Vocation : Science : Biology (Zoologist and paleontologist)