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Oken, Lorenz, 1779-1851

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Personal name headingOken, Lorenz, 1779-1851
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Variant(s)Okenfuss, Lorenz, 1779-1851
Birth date17790801
Death date18510811
Place of birthOffenburg, Germany
Place of deathZürich, Switzerland
Field of activityMedicine Natural philosophy
AffiliationFriedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Profession or occupationProfessor Author Naturalist Nature philosopher
Found inKuhn-Schnyder, E. Lorenz Oken, 1779-1851, 1980: t.p. (Lorenz Oken) p. 12, etc. (b. 8/1/1779 as Lorenz Okenfuss; changed name to Oken in 1804; d. 8/11/1851)
LorenzOken website, viewed 7 May 2012 (Lorenz Oken, originally Okenfuss; born in Bohlsbach (now Offenburg), died in Zürich; German naturalist and nature philosopher; studied medicine, PhD in medicine, 1804; professor of medicine at University of Jena)