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Ignacy Domeyko

Author: Lida added 11-11-2012, 07:12
Ignacy Domeyko
Ignaсy Domeyko (31 July 1802 - 23 January 1889), one of the most world-known Belarusians, a participant in the liberation movement in Belarus, the national hero of Chile, a world-famous scientist, mineralogist, the Rector of the University of Chile. He left a significant mark in many areas of human knowledge, such as mineralogy, geology, chemistry, metallurgy, geography, ethnography, botanics and zoology, as well as considerably contributed to the organization of higher education system in Chile.