Definition of Baron friedrich heinrich alexander von humboldt
1. Noun. German naturalist who explored Central and South America and provided a comprehensive description of the physical universe (1769-1859).
Generic synonyms: Natural Scientist, Naturalist
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1. The Present Condition of Knowledge of the Geology of Texas by Robert Thomas Hill (1887)
"The knowledge derived from previous authorities was embodied in the works of Baron Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt, who visited Spanish America in ..."
2. Sketches of Mexico by John Wesley Butler (1894)
"baron friedrich heinrich alexander von humboldt, one of the greatest naturalists of modern times, after extensive scientific explorations on the continent, ..."