Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (/ˈæɡəsi/) (Mey 28, 1807 – December 14, 1873), commonly kent as Louis Agassiz, wis a Swiss-born an European-trained biologist an geologist recognised as an innovative an prodigious scholar of Yird's naitural history,

Louis Agassiz
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Born28 Mey 1807(1807-05-28)
Haut-Vully, Swiserland
Died14 December 1873(1873-12-14) (aged 66)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Alma materVarsity o Erlangen-Nuremberg
Hauf-marrae(s)Cecilie Braun
Elizabeth Cabot Cary
ChilderAlexander Emanuel Agassiz
Ida Agassiz
Pauline Agassiz
AwairdsWollaston Medal (1836)
Scientific career
Fields
Doctoral advisorCarl Friedrich Philipp von Martius
Other academic advisorsIgnaz Döllinger
Notable studentsWilliam Stimpson
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