Konrad von Gesner Quotes (1 quote)
A New Slant on Life (1998)
“I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein's brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops.”
―Stephen Jay Gould
As quoted in New Scientist, March 8, 1979, p. 777
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsKonrad von Gesner
Born: March 26, 1516
Died: December 13, 1565 (aged 49)
Bio: Conrad Gesner was a Swiss naturalist and bibliographer. His five-volume Historiae animalium is considered the beginning of modern zoology, and the flowering plant genus Gesneria is named after him. He is denoted by the author abbreviation Gesner when citing a botanical name.
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