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Robert Hermann Schomburgk (1804 - 1865)

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Robert Hermann Schomburgk
Born in Freyburg, Prussian Saxonymap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Schöneberg, Berlin, Germanymap
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Robert Hermann Schomburgk was born in Freyburg, Saxony in 1804.

He travelled to the United States and the Carribbean. He worked as a botanist and a surveyor, including for the British government.

He was knighted by Queen Victoria in 1845.[1]


  1. Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John, eds. (1900). "Schomburgk, Robert Herman". Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. New York: D. Appleton.

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