Árpád von Degen
Árpád von Degen (born 31 March 1866 in Pozsony (now Slovakia)), was a Hungarian biologist and botanist whose activities were rooted in theoretical principles and scientific botany. Head of the royal Seed Testing Station in Budapest from 1896, Professor of Botany at the Budapest University from 1927 and member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, he died on 30 March 1934 in Budapest. Dr. Degen traveled in different parts of Europe, the Balkans and Asia Minor, and was the first botanist to make an in-depth study of the Velebit flora, recording about 2.200 types of wild plants. The Degenia velebitica (Degen) Hayek (Brassicaceae) was discovered by him on 17 July 1907. He also described several new species from Albania between the years 1895 and 1897. He had contacts with the Bulgarian tsar Ferdinand and prepared the project for the establishment of the first herbarium at the Natural History Museum in Sofia.
Where died Árpád von Degen?
Árpád von Degen died in Budapest.
Where was Árpád von Degen born?
Árpád von Degen was born in Bratislava.
How would Árpád von Degen be described?
Árpád von Degen would be described as Hungarian scientist.
What is the gender of Árpád von Degen?
Árpád von Degen is male.
When died Árpád von Degen?
Árpád von Degen died 30.03.1934.
When was Árpád von Degen born?
Árpád von Degen was born on 31.03.1866.
What is Árpád von Degen subject of?
Árpád von Degen is subject of 19th-century Hungarian people, Hungarian botanists, 1866 births, 1934 deaths, 20th-century Hungarian people, Hungarian nobility, Members of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and People from Bratislava.