Blumenbach, Johann Friedrich (17521840)

Blumenbach, Johann Friedrich, a distinguished German naturalist and ethnologist, born at Gotha; studied at Jena; became professor at Göttingen, an office he filled for 60 years; his works gave a great impulse to scientific research in all directions; the chief were “Institutiones Physiologicæ,” “Manual of Natural History,” “Manual of Comparative Anatomy and Physiology”; he made craniology a special study; was a great advocate for religious liberty (17521840).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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