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List of notable or famous geologists from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top geologists born in Germany and even some popular geologists who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German geologists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These geologists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known geologist from Germany is included when available.

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This historic geologists from Germany list can help answer the questions "Who are some German geologists of note?" and "Who are the most famous geologists from Germany?" These prominent geologists of Germany may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected German geologists.

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Alphons Stübel


Moritz Alphons Stübel was a German geologist and vulcanologist who was a native of Leipzig. He studied chemistry and mineralogy at the University of Leipzig. With geologist Wilhelm Reiss, he conducted geological and volcanological research in the Andes from 1868 to 1874. Afterwards the two ...more

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Age: Died at 69 (1835-1904)

Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany

Profession: Geologist

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Carl Friedrich Heinrich Credne... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Geologists from Germany
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Carl Friedrich Heinrich Credner


Carl Friedrich Heinrich Credner was a German geologist. ...more

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Age: Died at 67 (1809-1876)

Birthplace: Waltershausen, Germany

Profession: Geologist

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Carl Reichenbach is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Geologists from Germany
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Baron Dr. Carl Ludwig von Reichenbach was a notable chemist, geologist, metallurgist, naturalist, industrialist and philosopher, and a member of the prestigious Prussian Academy of Sciences. He is best known for his discoveries of several chemical products of economic importance, extracted from tar, ...more

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Age: Died at 81 (1788-1869)

Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany

Profession: Business magnate, Chemist, Astrologer, Geologist, Philosopher

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Charles Konig is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Geologists from Germany
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Charles Dietrich Eberhard Konig or Karl Dietrich Eberhard König was a German naturalist. He was born in Brunswick and educated at Göttingen. He came to England at the end of 1800 to organize the collections of Queen Charlotte. On the completion of this work he became assistant to Dryander, librarian ...more

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Age: Died at 77 (1774-1851)

Profession: Scientist, Geologist

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