Stephan Endlicher

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Stephan Ladislaus Endlicher also known as Endlicher István László (24 June 1804, Pressburg (Pozsony) – 28 March 1849, Vienna) was an Austrian botanist, numismatist and Sinologist.wikipedia
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Botanical Garden of the University of Vienna

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In 1836, Endlicher was appointed keeper of the court cabinet of natural history, and in 1840 he became professor at the University of Vienna and director of its Botanical Garden.
His son, Joseph von Jacquin, succeeded him as director, as did a number of other leading botanists in turn, including Stefan Endlicher, Eduard Fenzl, Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Richard von Wettstein, Fritz Knoll, Karl von Frisch, and Lothar Geitler.

Numismatist

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Stephan Ladislaus Endlicher also known as Endlicher István László (24 June 1804, Pressburg (Pozsony) – 28 March 1849, Vienna) was an Austrian botanist, numismatist and Sinologist.

Sequoia sempervirens

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Endlicher described many new plant genera, including the genus Sequoia, and also its only extant species Sequoia sempervirens (California coast redwood).
Austrian botanist Stephan Endlicher erected the genus Sequoia in his 1847 work Synopsis coniferarum, giving the redwood its current binomial name of Sequoia sempervirens.

Sequoiadendron giganteum

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John Davis credited Endlicher with naming the new species of Sierra redwood Sequoyah gigantea in 1847, the present day Sequoiadendron giganteum (California giant redwood), to honor Sequoyah's invention of the Cherokee syllabary.
An etymological study published in 2012 concluded that Austrian Stephen L. Endlicher is actually responsible for the name.

Flora Brasiliensis

He began the work Flora Brasiliensis with Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius.
The work was begun by Stephan Endlicher and Martius.

Sequoia (genus)

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Endlicher described many new plant genera, including the genus Sequoia, and also its only extant species Sequoia sempervirens (California coast redwood).
The name Sequoia was first published as a genus name by the Austrian botanist Stephan Endlicher in 1847.

Charles von Hügel

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He also published early works on the flora of Australia, including the plants collected by Carl von Hugel and Ferdinand Bauer.
His large collection was later described by Endlicher et al. and his name is attached to a number of species, such as Alyogyne huegelii.

Enumeratio plantarum quas in Novae Hollandiae ora austro-occidentali ad fluvium Cygnorum et in sinu Regis Georgii collegit Carolus Liber Baro de Hügel

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The author, Stephan Endlicher, used a collection arranged by Charles von Hügel to compile the first flora for the new settlements.

Sequoyah

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Although Endlicher never offered an explanation for the name, later writers speculated that he must have been inspired by the achievements of the American Cherokee Indian linguist Sequoyah.

Bratislava

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Stephan Ladislaus Endlicher also known as Endlicher István László (24 June 1804, Pressburg (Pozsony) – 28 March 1849, Vienna) was an Austrian botanist, numismatist and Sinologist.

Vienna

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Stephan Ladislaus Endlicher also known as Endlicher István László (24 June 1804, Pressburg (Pozsony) – 28 March 1849, Vienna) was an Austrian botanist, numismatist and Sinologist.

Austrian Empire

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Stephan Ladislaus Endlicher also known as Endlicher István László (24 June 1804, Pressburg (Pozsony) – 28 March 1849, Vienna) was an Austrian botanist, numismatist and Sinologist.

Sinology

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Stephan Ladislaus Endlicher also known as Endlicher István László (24 June 1804, Pressburg (Pozsony) – 28 March 1849, Vienna) was an Austrian botanist, numismatist and Sinologist.

Austrian National Library

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In 1828 he was appointed to the Austrian National Library to reorganize its manuscript collection.

Natural history

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Concurrently he studied natural history, in particular botany, and East-Asian languages.

University of Vienna

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In 1836, Endlicher was appointed keeper of the court cabinet of natural history, and in 1840 he became professor at the University of Vienna and director of its Botanical Garden.

Franz Unger

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It was published together with the reissue of Franz Unger's Grundzüge der Botanik (Fundamentals of Botany).

Austrian Academy of Sciences

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Endlicher was fundamental in establishing the Imperial Academy of Science (Akademie der Wissenschaften), but when contrary to his expectations the Baron Joseph Hammer von Purgstall was elected its president in his stead, he resigned.

Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall

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Endlicher was fundamental in establishing the Imperial Academy of Science (Akademie der Wissenschaften), but when contrary to his expectations the Baron Joseph Hammer von Purgstall was elected its president in his stead, he resigned.

Ferdinand I of Austria

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He presented his library and herbaria to the state, and passed several hours every week for 10 years in the society of the Emperor Ferdinand, but he received no other reward than the title of councillor (Regierungsrath).

Frankfurt Parliament

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In 1848 he also became a member of the Frankfurt Parliament and the assembly at Kremsier (Kroměříž).

Kroměříž

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In 1848 he also became a member of the Frankfurt Parliament and the assembly at Kremsier (Kroměříž).

August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben

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Endlicher made valuable contributions to the science of old German and classic literature, and pointed out new sources of Hungarian history, publishing Fragmenta Theotisca Versionis antiquissimae Evangelii Matthaei (edited with Hoffmann von Fallersleben, 1834), an edition of two poems of Priscian (1828), and Anonymi Belæ Regis Notarii de Gestis Hungarorum Liber (1827).

Priscian

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Endlicher made valuable contributions to the science of old German and classic literature, and pointed out new sources of Hungarian history, publishing Fragmenta Theotisca Versionis antiquissimae Evangelii Matthaei (edited with Hoffmann von Fallersleben, 1834), an edition of two poems of Priscian (1828), and Anonymi Belæ Regis Notarii de Gestis Hungarorum Liber (1827).

Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius

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He began the work Flora Brasiliensis with Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius.