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Koch, Wilhelm Daniel Joseph, 1771-1849

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Personal name headingKoch, Wilhelm Daniel Joseph, 1771-1849
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Variant(s)Koch, Wilh. Dan Jos. (Wilhelm Daniel Joseph), 1771-1849
Koch, Guil. Dan Jos. (Guilielmus Daniel Joseph), 1771-1849
Koch, Guilielmus Daniel Josephus, 1771-1849
Koch, W. D. J. (Wilhelm Daniel Joseph), 1771-1849
Koch, G. D. J. (Guilielmus Daniel Joseph), 1771-1849
Associated placeKusel (Germany)
Birth date17710305
Death date18491114
AffiliationFriedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Kungl. Svenska vetenskapsakademien
Profession or occupationPhysicians Botanists
Found inSynopsis der deutschen und schweizer flora, enthaltend die genauer bekannten pflanzen welche in Deutschland, der Schweiz, in Preussen und Istren wild wachsen, 1838: title page (Wilh. Dan Jos. Koch)
Synopsis florae germanicae et helveticae, 1857: title page (Guil. Dan. Jos. Koch)
Wikipedia, December 10, 2014 (Wilhelm Daniel Joseph Koch; born March 5, 1771; died November 14, 1849; a German physician and botanist from Kusel, a town in the Rhineland-Palatinate; Koch studied medicine at the Universities of Jena and Marburg, and afterwards was a Stadtphysicus (state physician) in Trarbach and Kaiserslautern (1798); in 1824 he became a professor of medicine and botany at the University of Erlangen, where he stayed for the remainder of his life; at Erlangen, he was also director of the botanical gardens; in 1833, he was elected a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences; among his better written efforts was a synopsis on German and Swiss flora titled Synopsis florae germanicae et helveticae (1835-1837); another noteworthy publication of his was Catalogus plantarum florae palatinae (Catalog of Palatinate flora) (1814); the plant genus Kochia (Chenopodioideae) is named in his honor; the standard author abbreviation W.D.J.Koch is used to indicate this individual as the author when citing a botanical name)
The International Plant Names Index, via WWW, December 10, 2014 (Koch, Wilhelm Daniel Joseph (1771-1849); standard form: W.D.J.Koch; alternative names: Koch, Guilielmus Daniel Iosephus; area of interest: pteridophytes, bryophytes, algae, spermatophytes)
Deutsche National Bibliothek, December 10, 2014 (Koch, Wilhelm Daniel Joseph, 1771-1849; male; German botanist, doctor; other names: Koch, Wilh. Daniel Jos., Koch, Wilhelm Daniel Josef, Koch, Guilielmus Daniel Josephus, Koch, Guilelmus Daniel Josephus, Koch, G. D. J., Koch, W. D. J., Koch, Wilhelm, Koch, Wilh. (NDB-Reg.), Koch, Guilelmus Daniel Joseph)
Associated languageger lat