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

This list contains people like Karl Fritsch and Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin.

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

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Constantin von Ettingshausen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Botanists from Austria
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Constantin Freiherr von Ettingshausen was an Austrian geologist and botanist. Ettingshausen was born in Vienna. He graduated as a doctor of medicine in Vienna, and became in 1854 professor of botany and natural history at the medical and surgical military academy in that city. In 1871 he was chosen professor of botany at Graz, a position which he occupied until the close of his life. He was distinguished for his researches on the Tertiary floras of various parts of Europe, and on the fossil floras of Australia and New Zealand. He died at Graz. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 71 (1826-1897)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

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Emil Johann Lambert Heinricher is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Botanists from Austria
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Emil Johann Lambert Heinricher


Emil Johann Lambert Heinricher was an Austrian botanist from Laibach. In 1879 he received his doctorate from the University of Graz, where after graduation, he served as an assistant to botanist Hubert Leitgeb. In 1889 he became an associate professor of botany, followed by a full professorship at the University of Innsbruck in 1891. While at Innsbruck, he created a new botanical garden in nearby Hötting. Through support from the Austrian Academy of Sciences, he took part in a study trip to Java. While there, he spent time working at the Buitenzorg Botanical Gardens. He is known for his research pertaining to the morphology, developmental history, ecology and physiology of parasitic ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 78 (1856-1934)

Birthplace: Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Franz Sieber


Franz Wilhelm Sieber, was a botanist and collector who travelled to Europe, the Middle East, Southern Africa and Australia. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 55 (1789-1844)

Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic

Franz Unger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Botanists from Austria
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Franz Joseph Andreas Nicolaus Unger was an Austrian botanist, paleontologist and plant physiologist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 70 (1800-1870)

Birthplace: Leutschach, Austria

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