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Humboldt, Alexander von

Line breaks: Alex|an¦der von Hum|boldt
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌmbɒlt
 
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Definition of Humboldt, Alexander von in English:

Baron ( 1769–1859), German explorer and scientist; full name Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt. He travelled in Central and South America (1799–1804) and wrote on natural history, meteorology, and physical geography.

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