Nathanael Pringsheim

The Founder of Algology

November 30, 1823 
Today is the birthday of the German botanist Nathanael Pringsheim.
Nathanael was a founder of algology or the study of algae. Nathanael’s work led to an understanding of how algae and fungi live, develop, and reproduce. In 1882, Nathanael founded the German Botanical Society.

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Nathanael Pringsheim
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