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Alexander von Humboldt

AKA Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt

Born: 14-Sep-1769
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 6-May-1859
Location of death: Berlin, Germany
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Deist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Matter of Dispute
Occupation: Geographer, Naturalist

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Cosmos

Father: Alexander Georg von Humboldt (Prussian Army Maj., d. 1779)
Mother: Maria Elizabeth Colomb (d. 19-Nov-1796)
Brother: Wilhelm von Humboldt (scholar, b. 22-Jun-1767, d. 8-Apr-1835)

    University: University of Frankfurt Oder
    University: University of Göttingen

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1822
    American Antiquarian Society 1816

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