HENRI HUREAU DE SENARMONT (1808-1862), French mineralogist and physician, was born at Broue, Eure et Loire, on the 6th of September 1808.
GIOVANNI BATTISTA BROCCHI (1772-1826), Italian mineralogist and geologist, was born at Bassano on the 18th of February 1772.
ALEXANDRE BRONGNIART (1770-1847), French mineralogist and geologist, son of the eminent architect who designed the Bourse and other public buildings of Paris, was born in that city on the 5th of February 1770.
JAMES SMITHSON (1765-1829), British chemist and mineralogist and founder of the Smithsonian Institution at Washington, a natural son of Hugh Smithson, 1st duke of Northumberland,.
Among Peruvian naturalists since the advent of the republic, the most distinguished have been Mariano Eduardo Rivero, the geologist, mineralogist and archaeologist, and his friend and colleague Nicolas de: Pierola, authors of Memorial de ciencias naturales.
FRANZ LUDWIG VON CANCRIN (1738-1812), German mineralogist and metallurgist, was born on the 21st of February 1738, at Breitenbach, Hesse-Darmstadt.
Beginning with the German mineralogist W.