Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
(other spellings = Faddei Faddeevich; Thaddeus Fabian )
Born Saaremaa, Gulf of Riga, Estonia, 9 Sept. 1778; died Kronstadt, Russia, 13 Jan.1852
Naval officer, explorer. Led Russian Antarctic expedition in Vostok & Mirnyi 1819-21.
Visited Port Jackson 11 Apr. to 19/20 May & 21 Sept. to 12 Nov. 1820. Landed on Macquarie Is. 17-19 Nov. 1820.
Specimens at LE. Also Aboriginal artifacts, now at Miklukho-Maklay Institute,St Petersburg.
Source: George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA. [consult for source references]