Laurens Theodoor Gronovius

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Laurens Theodoor Gronovius

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Birthplace: Leiden, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands
Death: Died in Leiden, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Son of Jan Frederik Gronovius and Johanna Susanna Alensoon
Husband of Anna Apollonia Verbeek
Father of Johannes Gronovius and Samuel Ulricus Gronovius
Half brother of Anna Jacoba Gronovius and Isabella Sophia Gronovius

Occupation: Botonist
Managed by: June Barnes
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About Laurens Theodoor Gronovius

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Laurentius Theodorus Gronovius (1730-1777) Dutch naturalist who collected many zoological and botanical specimens. He is especially known for his work in ichthyology and credited with developing a technique for preservation of fish skins. Together with his son he collected over 500 fish skins, 187 of these are kept in the Natural History Museum in London.

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Laurens Theodoor Gronovius's Timeline

1730
June 1, 1730
Leiden, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands
1764
1764
Age 33
Venlo, Limburg, Netherlands
1765
August 31, 1765
Age 35
Leiden, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands
1768
August 4, 1768
Age 38
1777
August 8, 1777
Age 47
Leiden, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands