Ferdinand Didrichsen

Botanist, Deceased Person

1814 – 1887

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Who was Ferdinand Didrichsen?

Didrik Ferdinand Didrichsen was a Danish botanist and physicist. He participated as botanist in the first Galathea Expedition. In 1875, Didrichsen succeeded Anders Sandøe Ørsted as professor of botany at the University of Copenhagen and director of the Botanic Garden, whereby the already then much better known Eugen Warming was passed over. After Didrichsen's retirement in 1885, Warming succeeded him in both positions.

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Born
1814
Profession
Education
  • University of Copenhagen
Employment
  • University of Copenhagen
Died
1887

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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