Louis Agassiz
#902 Overall Influence

Louis Agassiz

Swiss-born American naturalist

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Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz FRS FRSE was a Swiss-born American biologist and geologist who is recognized as a scholar of Earth's natural history.Spending his early life in Switzerland, he received a doctor of philosophy and a medical degree at Erlangen and Munich, respectively. After studying with Georges Cuvier and Alexander von Humboldt in Paris, Agassiz was appointed professor of natural history at the University of Neuchâtel. He emigrated to the United States in 1847 after he visited Harvard University. He went on to become professor of zoology and geology at Harvard, to head its Lawrence Scientific School, and to found its Museum of Comparative Zoology.

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Heidelberg University
Heidelberg University

Public research university in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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University of Zurich
University of Zurich

University in Switzerland

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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University of Erlangen–Nuremberg
University of Erlangen–Nuremberg

Public research university in the cities of Erlangen and Nuremberg in Bavaria, Germany

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Cornell University
Cornell University

Private university in Ithaca

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University of Neuchâtel
University of Neuchâtel

French-speaking university based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland

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Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

German university in Munich, Bavaria

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#39 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#63 World Rank
Biology
#2060 World Rank
Philosophy

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