Antonio José de Cavanilles

Antonio José de Cavanilles

Birth
Valencia, Provincia de València, Valenciana, Spain
Death 7 May 1804 (aged 59)
Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Memorial Site* Valencia, Provincia de València, Valenciana, Spain

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot Memorial (near La Pagoda building)
Memorial ID 17018046 · View Source
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Botanist, Naturalist. A native of Valencia, Spain, he was the leading Spanish botanist of the 18th century. He lived in Paris from 1777 to 1781 and later he settled in Madrid. He named many plants, and his name is abbreviated as Cav. on botanical records. In his last years, Cavanilles was the director of the Botanic Garden in Madrid. His works include "Observaciones sobre la Historia Natural, Geografía, Agricultura, Población y Frutos del Reino de Valencia," "Icones et Descriptiones Plantarum Quae Aut Sponte in Hispaniae Crescunt, aut in Hortis Hospitantur," "Glosario de Botánica en Cuatro Lenguas," "Historia Natural de las Islas Canarias" and "Las Bodas de las Plantas."

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 13 Dec 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 17018046
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Antonio José de Cavanilles (16 Jan 1745–7 May 1804), Find a Grave Memorial no. 17018046, citing Paseo de la Alameda, Valencia, Provincia de València, Valenciana, Spain ; Maintained by Find A Grave .