Hans Kniep

Botanist, Deceased Person

1881 – 1930

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Who was Hans Kniep?

Karl Johannes Kniep was a German botanist who was a native of Jena.

He studied medicine at the University of Kiel, and botany in Jena with Christian Ernst Stahl, where in 1904 he received his doctorate. Afterwards, he worked as an assistant to Robert Hippolyte Chodat in Geneva, to Wilhelm Pfeffer at Leipzig, and under Friedrich Oltmanns in Freiburg. Later, he conducted physiological research of algae in Bergen.

Beginning in 1907, he was a private lecturer at the University of Freiburg, followed by an associate professorship at the University of Strasbourg. In 1914 Kniep became a full professor at the University of W├╝rzburg, where he was also served as dean of the university. In 1924 he succeeded Gottlieb Haberlandt as professor of plant physiology at the University of Berlin.

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Born
Apr 3, 1881
Jena
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Died
Nov 17, 1930
Berlin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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