Conrad Gessner was born 26th March 1516 A.D. and died 13th December 1565 A.D . He was a swiss naturalist and bibliographer. Conrad was well known to be a physician, botanist and classical linguist. He Had a five volume work known as “Historia Animalium” (1551-1558) this was considered the modern zoology works from the flowering of the plant and the Gesneria and its family known as Gesneriacea are named after him.

 

 

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