Johann Matth Us Bechstein

Johann Matth Us Bechstein

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Johann Matth us Bechstein (July 11, 1757 - February 23, 1822) was a German naturalist, forester, ornithologist and entomologist. In Great Britain, he was known for his treatise on singing birds (Naturgeschichte der Stubenv gel, Natural History of Cage Birds, 1795). Bechstein was born in Waltershausen in the district of Gotha in Thuringia. He studied theology for four years at the University of Jena, and spent time hunting and roaming the forests as opportunities permitted. After leaving school, he taught for some years, but gave teaching up to devote himself to outdoor pursuits. In 1795, he founded the school of forestry at Waltershausen, and in 1800, the Duke of Saxe-Meiningen made him the director of the forestry school at Dreissigacker near Meiningen in the neighbouring district of Schmalkalden-Meiningen. After the death of his own son, Bechstein adopted his nephew Ludwig Bechstein.show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135669427
  • 9786135669428