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Rüppell, Eduard, 1794-1884

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Personal name headingRüppell, Eduard, 1794-1884
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Variant(s)Rueppell, Eduard, 1794-1884
Rüppell, Edouard, 1794-1884
Rüppell, Eduardus, 1794-1884
Rüppell, Wilhelm Peter Eduard Simon, 1794-1884
Associated countryGermany Ethiopia Sudan Egypt
Birth date17941120
Death date18841210
Place of birthFrankfurt am Main (Germany)
Place of deathFrankfurt am Main (Germany)
Profession or occupationNaturalists Explorers
Found inAtlas zu der Reise im nördlichen Afrika, 1826-1831: t.p. (Eduard Rüppell)
Novae species algarum, 1837: t.p. (Eduardus Rüppell)
NUC pre-56 (Rüppell, Eduard, 1794-1884; full name: Rüppell, Wilhelm Peter Eduard Simon)
OCLC, Sept. 24, 2001 (hdgs.: Rüppell, Eduard, 1794-1884; Rüppell, Wilhelm Peter Eduard Simon, 1794-1884; usage: Eduard Rüppell; Eduardus Rüppell)
Journal des voyages, ou Archives géographiques du XIXe siècle. 74e cahier, Déc. 1824. I. Mémoires et notices. Notice sur Méhemet-Beg, et sa carte du Kordoufan, 1824: title page (page 265) (M. Edouard Rüppell; traveler, article extracted from his letter sent from Ambukol [Sudan])
Wikipedia, Aug. 27, 2015 (Eduard Rüppell; Wilhelm Peter Eduard Simon Rüppell; b. Frankfurt-am-Main, Nov. 20, 1794; d. Dec. 10, 1884; surname sometimes transliterated to Rueppell; visited Sinai in 1817, developed interest in natural history; attended lectures at University of Pavia and University of Genoa in botany and zoology; his first expedition was in 1821, accompanied by surgeon Michael Hey, through the Sinai desert; in 1822 they were the first European explorers to reach the Gulf of Aqaba; in 1823 they traveled up the Nile to Nubia, collecting specimens; started through Ethiopia, stopped by ill health; Rüppell returned to Europe in 1827; in 1830 he returned to Africa, became first naturalist to traverse Ethiopia; several species named after him; published travel account, Travels in Abyssinia)
Encyclopaedia Britannica online, Aug. 26, 2015 (Eduard Rüppell; Wilhelm Peter Eduard Simon Rüppell; died Frankfurt-am-Main; first expedition 1822-28, crossing the Sudan from the Nubian Desert south to Kordofan; second expedition 1831-34, crossing Ethiopia from east to west by way of the ruins of Aksum; amassed ancient Ethiopian manuscripts during a stay in Gonder on his return trip)
Associated languageger lat