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Authorised form of nameBrandis; Sir; Dietrich (1824 - 1907)
SurnameBrandis
ForenamesDietrich
Dates1824 - 1907
Dates and placesBirth:
Bonn, Germany (31 March 1824)
Death:
Bonn, Germany (29 May 1907)
Burial:
Bonn, Germany
ActivityResearch Field:
Botany
Education:
Bonn; Athens; Copenhagen. PhD (1848, Bonn)
Career:
In charge of teak forests of Burma and saved them from destruction (1856-1862); Inspector General of Forests to the Government of India (1864); retired (1883)
Honours:
CIE 1878; KCIE 1887
Memberships:
FLS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/06/1875
RelationshipsEldest son of Christian August Brandis, Professor of Philosophy, and his wife Caroline Hausmann.
Married: 1) (1854) Rachel daughter of Rev Joshua Marshman (she died 1863); 2) (1867) Katharine, daughter of Dr Rudolph Hasse of Bonn
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1908 vol 80 pp iii-vi signed by W S
References:
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
Royal Society codeNA5501
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1875/18Brandis, Sir Dietrich: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/35/478Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons4 June 1907
NLB/10/1051Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons30 March 1895
NLB/10/216Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons23 October 1894
NLB/10/1028Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Dietrich Brandis, Fellow of the Royal Society, 12 Pen-y-wern Road, Earl's Court, S.W.27 March 1895
NLB/20/31Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons18 January 1900
NLB/16/873Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons23 June 1898
NLB/18/200Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons6 February 1899
NLB/20/223Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons28 February 1900
NLB/16/353Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons22 March 1898
NLB/17/142Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Dietrich Brandis, Fellow of the Royal Society26 July 1898
NLB/19/124Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons26 June 1899
NLB/20/763Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons3 July 1900
NLB/18/659Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons18 April 1899
NLB/30/111Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Dietrich Brandis, Fellow of the Royal Society31 January 1905
NLB/32/253Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Dietrich Brandis, Fellow of the Royal Society5 February 1906
NLB/31/753Copy letter from Robert Frederick William Harrison, to Sir Dietrich Brandis, Fellow of the Royal Society, Capel House, Kew Green, Surrey8 November 1905
NLB/33/350Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Dietrich Brandis, Fellow of the Royal Society10 August 1906
NLB/35/599Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Schlich, Fellow of the Royal Society18 June 1907
NLB/3/916List of corrections in the addresses of Royal Society Fellows8 November 1889
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