Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher

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Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher (November 15, 1757 in Glückstadt, Holstein – December 9, 1830) was a Danish surgeon, botanist] and Professor of anatomy at the University of Copenhagen. Schumacher carried out significant research work in malacology, in other words on molluscs, and assigned systematic names to many taxa.

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  • Among Noah's sons was one who covered the shame of his father, but the Hegelians are still tearing away the cloak which time and oblivion had sympathetically thrown over the shame of their Master.
    • In a letter to Gauss. As quoted in Carl Friedrich Gauss: Titan of Science (2004) by Guy Waldo Dunnington. p. 361-362

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