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Authorised form of nameMueller; Sir; Ferdinand Jacob Heinrich (1825 - 1896)
SurnameMueller
ForenamesFerdinand Jacob Heinrich
Dates1825 - 1896
NationalityGerman
Dates and placesBirth:
Rostock, Germany (30 June 1825)
Death:
Melbourne, Australia (09 October 1896)
ActivityResearch Field:
Botany
Education:
PhD (Kiel); MD
Career:
Went to Australia due to pulmonary problems and began botanical work (1847); Director, Botanical Department of Victoria; Director, Melbourne Botanic Garden (1857-1873); Botanist to the North Australian Overland Exploring Expedition (before 1861); title of Baron conferred on him by the King of Wurtemburg
Honours:
KCMG 1879; CMG 1869
Memberships:
FLS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/06/1861
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1888
RelationshipsSon of a Commissioner of Customs; unmarried
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1898 vol 63 pp xxxii-xxxvi signed by J D H
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 codeNA6745
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/003207Mueller, Ferdinand Jacob Heinrichnd
NLB/2/672Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society8 October 1888
NLB/2/806Copy letter from Michael Foster, to the Honorable Sir Graham Berry, Agent General for Victoria9 November 1888
NLB/7/934Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Lord Kelvin [William Thomson]29 May 1893
NLB/13/582Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons12 October 1896
EC/1861/08Mueller, Sir Ferdinand Jacob Heinrich: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/2/690Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster [Royal Society]11 October 1888
NLB/10/524Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster11 December 1894
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