Born in Venice (Italy) on 12 June 1788. Died in Stuttgart (Germany) on 24 February 1872
Studied law and sciences in Tübingen. Was a member of the German Academy of Scientists "Leopodina" since 1832. Undertook several journeys to Italy. Published several scientific publications on botanical themes e.g. "Die Tange. In: Die preussische Expedition nach Ost-Asien. Botanischer Theil. (Berlin 1866)"
Source: Gerhard Holzer, pers comm. Extracted from:
Deutsche Biographische Enzykolpädie 6. (München 1997), p. 633,