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Charles de L'Ecluse (Clusius)

 
 
Charles de L'Ecluse (Clusius) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 14, 2017
1. Charles de L'Ecluse (Clusius) Marker
Inscription.
Hier wohnte von 1573 bis 1588
Charles de L'Ecluse,
genannt
Clusius aus Arras,
der berühmteste Botaniker
seiner Zeit.

Errichtet 1865 von der k.k. zool. bot. Gesellschaft in Wien

[English translation:]
Here lived from 1573 to 1578
Charles de L'Ecluse, also known as
Clusius from Arras,
the most famous botanist
of his time.

Erected 1865 by the Imperial Zoological and Botanical Society of Vienna

 
Erected 1865 by k.k. zool. bot. Gesellschaft in Wien.
 
Location. 48° 12.524′ N, 16° 22.515′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Innenstadt. Marker is at the intersection of Wollzeile and Strobelgasse, on the right when traveling east on Wollzeile. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Wollzeile 10, Vienna, Wien 1011, Austria.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Former University Office (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Franz Schubert (about 150 meters away); Rudjer J. Bošković (about 150 meters away); Karl Freiherr von Vogelsang
Charles de L'Ecluse (Clusius) Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 14, 2017
2. Charles de L'Ecluse (Clusius) Marker - Wide View
The marker is mounted to the corner of the building, about 4 meters above the sidewalk.
(about 180 meters away); Die Aula der Wissenschaften / Hall of Sciences (about 180 meters away); The Austrian Branch of the Teutonic Order (about 180 meters away); Greta Keller (about 210 meters away); O5 (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
 
Also see . . .  Carlos Clausius. Charles de l'Écluse, L'Escluse, or Carolus Clusius (Arras, February 19, 1526 – Leiden, April 4, 1609), seigneur de Watènes, was a Flemish doctor and pioneering botanist, perhaps the most influential of all 16th-century scientific horticulturists. (Submitted on July 16, 2017.) 
 
Additional keywords. botany
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestryScience & Medicine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 87 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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