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Encyclopedia > Bernhard Meyer

Dr Bernhard Meyer (1767 - 1836) was a German physician and ornithologist. 1767 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1836 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Physician examining a child The word physician should not be confused with physicist, which means a scientist in the area of physics. ... Ornithology (from the Greek ornitha = chicken and logos = word/science) is the branch of biology concerned with the scientific study of birds. ...

Meyer was the author of Naturgeschichte der Vogel Deutschlands (1805) and Taschenbuch der Deutschen Vogelkunde (1810).

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Bernhard Meyer (432 words)
MEYER, Bernhard (mire), German missionary, born in Erfurt in 1537 ; died in Liege in 1609.
Meyer settled in Liege, and, with the materials that he had collected in the New World, wrote a history of the Spanish domination in America: but, his intention having become known, great pressure was exerted on the general of the Jesuits, who forbade the publication of the work.
Meyer hesitated to obey, and application was made to the prince bishop of Liege, who ordered the arrest of the courageous missionary.
Andy & Mary's Genealogy - wegg98 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File (420 words)
Anna Barbara MEYER was born on Sep 10 1815 and died on Dec 17 1901.
Wolfgang MEYER was born on Dec 10 1747 and died on Jan 2 1788.
Bernhard MEYER was born on Jul 19 1717.
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