According to Wikipedia,
Alexander Tschirch was a German-Swiss pharmacist born in Guben. He received pharmacy training in Dresden and at the Berner Staatsapotheke . From 1878 to 1880 he studied at the University of Berlin, earning his PhD at Freiburg in 1881, followed by a degree in botany from Berlin in 1884. In 1889–90 he took a study tour of India, Ceylon and Java. From 1890 to 1932 he was a professor of pharmacy and pharmacognosy at the University of Bern, serving as rector in 1908–09.
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