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Hugo de Vries

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 18, 2017
1. Hugo de Vries Marker
Inscription.
Hier woonde en wirkte
Hugo de Vries
1884 - 1916



[English translation:]
Here lived and worked Hugo de Vries, 1884-1916.
 
Location. 52° 22.013′ N, 4° 54.551′ E. Marker is in Amsterdam, North Holland. Marker is on Plantage Parklaan just south of Plantage Middenlaan, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Plantage Parklaan 9, Amsterdam, North Holland 1018 SR, Netherlands.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Adriaan MorriŽn (within shouting distance of this marker); De Hortus (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Portugees IsraŽlietisch Ziekenhuis / Portugese Israelite Hospital (about 150 meters away); De Burcht / The Castle (about 150 meters away); de wereld bleef doof / The World Remained Deaf (about 210 meters away); Vernieling Bevolkingsregister / The Attack on the Population Register (about 210 meters away); J.C. Amman School Memorial (about 210 meters away); E.J. van Det School Memorial (approx. 0.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
 
Also see . . .
1. . Hugo Marie de Vries (16 February 1848 –
Hugo de Vries Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 18, 2017
2. Hugo de Vries Marker - Wide View
21 May 1935) was a Dutch botanist and one of the first geneticists. He is known chiefly for suggesting the concept of genes, rediscovering the laws of heredity in the 1890s while unaware of Gregor Mendel's work, for introducing the term "mutation", and for developing a mutation theory of evolution.
(Submitted on July 16, 2017.) 

2. Hugo de Vries (1848-1935) (DNA from the Beginning). Hugo de Vries was born in Haarlem, Netherlands. He was a Professor of Botany at the University of Amsterdam when he began his genetic experiments with plants in 1880. He completed most of his hybridization experiments without knowing about Mendel's work. Based on his own results, de Vries drew the same conclusions as Mendel. De Vries published his work in 1900, first in French then in German. In the French report there was no mention of Mendel, but this was amended by de Vries in the German paper.... (Submitted on July 16, 2017.) 
 
Additional keywords. genetics
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
<i>Hugo de Vries in the 1890s</i> image. Click for full size.
By J.G de Lint, via Wikimedia Commons
3. Hugo de Vries in the 1890s
 
 
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 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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