Went, Frits

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Went, Frits Gender: M
Friedrich August Ferdinand Christian Went
born on 18 June 1863 at 17:30 (= 5:30 PM )
Place Amsterdam, Netherlands, 52n22, 4e54
Timezone LMT m4e54 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 26°54' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 23°02 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 24°48'

Frits Went (portrait by Hendrik Haverman, 1921)


Dutch botanist, professor of botany and director of the Botanical Garden at the University of Utrecht. His eldest son was the Dutch botanist Frits Warmolt Went, who in 1927 as a graduate student worked on plant hormones, specifically the role of auxin in phototropism.

He became member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1898.

Frits Went died on 24 July 1935, aged 72, in Wassenaar.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Archives Gauquelin: Scientists & Medical Doctors (Hommes De Science) A, vol. 2, #3643 [1].


  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator (Director of Botanical Garden)
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of botany)
  • Vocation : Science : Biology (Botanist)