Podcast Episode 3 | Alexander von Humboldt, a scientist you’ve never heard of

Alexander von Humboldt 1843 - Painted by Joseph Karl Stieler

You may have heard of the Humboldt Current and of the the Humboldt Penguins but you probably don’t know after whom they were named. Today we feature a very influential scientist that you may never have heard of: Alexander von Humboldt. It was his birthday on September 14, so this is a good time to talk about him. He was a polymath, geographer, scientist, naturalist, explorer, philosopher and painter. Below are some of his drawings. You can check out the blog here.

I hope you enjoy the show. Please do check out the website and follow on social media. Twitter: @360onhistory  // Instagram // Facebook

Music: Moonrise by Chad Crouch – Instrumental from Free Music Archive.

 

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