Laurens Theodoor Gronovius

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Laurens Theodoor Gronovius

Birthplace: Leiden, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands
Death: August 08, 1777 (47)
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
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About Laurens Theodoor Gronovius

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

June 1, 1730
Leiden, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands
Venlo, Limburg, Netherlands
August 4, 1768
August 8, 1777
Age 47
Leiden, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands