Charles Gaudichaud-Beaupré, French Botanist


Charles Gaudichaud-Beaupré, French Botanist

The French botanist Charles Gaudichaud-Beaupré
(1789 - 1854) was born at 04.09.1789 in the capital
of the southwestern French department Charente,
Angoulême. He studied pharmacology, chemistry
and herbology at Cognac and Angoulême.
From 1817 to 1820 he was the serving botanist
on a circumglobal expedition.
In the year 1831 Charles Gaudichaud-Beaupré sailed to
South America and visited Chile, Brazil and Peru.
In 1836 he undertook another circumglobal expedition.
Charles Gaudichaud-Beaupré died at 16.01.1854 in Paris.
His author abbreviation is: Gaudich.

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