Emil Racoviță

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1868 – 1947

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Who was Emil Racoviță?

Emil Racoviță was a Romanian biologist, zoologist, speleologist, explorer of Antarctica and the first biologist in the world to study the arctic life.

Together with Grigore Antipa, he was one of the most noted promoters of natural sciences in Romania. Racoviță was the first Romanian to have gone on a scientific research expedition to the Antarctic, more than 100 years ago, as well as an influential professor, scholar and researcher.

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Born
Nov 15, 1868
Iași
Also known as
  • Emil Racovita
  • Emil Racovitza
Parents
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • Romanians
Nationality
  • Romania
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Paris
    Law
    (1886 - 1889)
Lived in
  • Iași
  • Vaslui County
Died
Nov 17, 1947
Cluj-Napoca

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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