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Johann August Georg Edmund (Edmund) Mojsisovics von Mojsvár

1839-1907

Austrian geologist, palaeontologist and alpinist. Studied law, then geology and geography. Doctorate in jurisprudence, Graz, 1864. Volunteer, Royal and Imperial Geological Institute, 1865; head of geology, 1870; vice-director, 1892. Privat-dozent in special geology, Vienna, 1871–86. Co-founder of the journal Beiträge zur Paläontologie und Geologie Österreich-Ungarns und des Orients. Did major work on Triassic cephalopods. Co-founder of the Austrian alpine club, 1862; German alpine club 1869.

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