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Augustin Pyramus de Candolle


Swiss botanist. In Paris, 1796–1808; professor of botany, École de médecine and Faculté des sciences, Montpellier, 1808–16; professor of natural history, Academy of Geneva, 1816–35. Foreign member, Royal Society of London, 1822.



Record of the Royal Society of London.


DSB: Dictionary of scientific biography. Edited by Charles Coulston Gillispie and Frederic L. Holmes. 18 vols. including index and supplements. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. 1970–90.

Record of the Royal Society of London: The record of the Royal Society of London for the promotion of natural knowledge. 4th edition. London: Royal Society. 1940.