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Arnold Dodel-Port

1843–1908

Swiss botanist. Privat-dozent in botany at the university of Zurich, 1870–80; professor extraordinarius, 1880–3; professor, 1883–1903. Founded the Zurich Institut für Allgemeine Botanik, which followed Nägeli’s microscopical and anatomical approach. Darwinist and socialist. Married Carolina Port in 1875, after which he took the name Dodel-Port. With Carolina, edited the Atlas der Botanik (1878–83). They divorced in 1890. Married Louisa Müller in 1891; they divorced in 1906.

Sources

Erziehungsrate des Kantons Zürich ed. 1938

HBLS

Universität Zürich Matrikeledition, www.matrikel.uzh.ch/active/static/16552.htm (accessed 2 May 2013)

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