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Mertens, Robert, 1894-1975

LC control no.n 85815985
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Personal name headingMertens, Robert, 1894-1975
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Variant(s)Mertens, R. (Robert), 1894-1975
Mertens, Robert Friedrich Wilhelm, 1894-1975
Associated countryGermany
Birth date1894-12-01
Death date1975-08-23
Place of birthSaint Petersburg (Russia)
Place of deathFrankfurt am Main (Germany)
AffiliationNatur-Museum und Forschungs-Institut Senckenberg
Universita╠łt Frankfurt am Main
Universita╠łt Leipzig (1409-1953)
Profession or occupationZoologists Herpetologists Natural history museum directors
Found inLCCN 60-16347: His The world of amphibians and reptiles, 1960 (hdg.: Mertens, Robert, 1894- )
LC data base, 7-26-85 (hdg.: Mertens, Robert, 1894- ; usage: Robert Mertens)
OCLC, Feb. 27, 2007 (hdg.: Mertens, Robert, 1894- ; usage: Robert Mertens; R. Mertens)
Herpetologische Ergebnisse einer Reise nach Kamerun, 1938: title page (Robert Mertens)
Wikipedia, Feb. 27, 2007 (Robert Mertens; b. Dec. 1, 1894, Saint Petersburg, Russia; d. Aug. 23, 1975)
Wikipedia, July 15, 2021 (Robert Mertens; Robert Friedrich Wilhelm Mertens; German herpetologist; moved to Germany in 1912, where he earned a doctorate in zoology from the University of Leipzig in 1915; worked at the Senckenberg Museum in Frankfurt 1919-1960, retiring as director emeritus; he also taught at Goethe University Frankfurt; died 18 days after being bitten while feeding his pet savanna twigsnake, no applicable antivenom existed at that time)
Wikimedia Commons, July 15, 2021 (Robert Mertens; director of the Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Senckenberg, Frankfurt am Main, 1946-1959; died in Frankfurt am Main)
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