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Weyprecht, Karl, 1838-1881

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Personal name headingWeyprecht, Karl, 1838-1881
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Variant(s)Weyprecht, Carl, 1838-1881
See alsoOfficer of: Österreichisch-Ungarische Polarexpedition (1872-1874)
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Officer of: Admiral Tegetthoff (Ship)
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Associated placeBarents Sea Franz Josef Land (Russia) Northeast Passage Arctic regions
LocatedTrieste (Italy)
Birth date1838-09-08
Death date1881-03-29
Place of birthDarmstadt (Germany)
Place of deathMichelstadt (Germany)
Field of activityNaval art and science Discoveries in geography Geophysics
AffiliationAustro-Hungarian Monarchy. Kriegsmarine Admiral Tegetthoff (Ship) Österreichisch-Ungarische Polarexpedition (1872-1874)
Profession or occupationNavies--Officers Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Kriegsmarine--Officers Explorers Geophysicists
Found inMareš, Vladislav. Z Čech až k severnímu pólu, c2000: p. 11 (Karla Weyprechta)
LC data base, 2006-06-16 (hdg.: Weyprecht, Karl, 1838-1881)
Carl Weyprecht (1838-1881), Seeheld, Polarforscher, Geophysiker, 2008.
German Wikipedia, December 19, 2019 (article title: Carl Weyprecht; Carl (Karl) Georg Ludwig Wilhelm Weyprecht (born 8 September 1838 in Darmstadt, died 29 March 1881 in Michelstadt); marine officer, polar explorer and geophysicist in Austro-Hungarian service; his preferred residence was Trieste; joined Austro-Hungarian Navy in 1856; distinguished himself in the naval battle of Lissa (1866) as navigation officer; in 1871, with Julius Payer, undertook a preliminary expedition to the Barents Sea; in spring 1872, appointed leader (naval operations), with Payer (land operations), of the Austro-Hungarian Polar Expedition of 1872-1874 on the ship Admiral Tegethoff; worked to organize the first International Polar Year, which took place in 1882-1883, after his death in 1881 from tuberculosis)
Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, December 20, 2019 (Weyprecht, Carl; gender: male; other names: Weyprecht, Carl Georg Ludwig Wilhelm; Weyprecht, Karl Georg Ludwig Wilhelm; Weyprecht, Karl; life dates: 1838-1881 (birth year sometimes given as 1831); occupations: geophysicist; officer; polar explorer; Austrian naval officer)
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