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Hermann Burmeister (1807–1892)

Burmeister, Hermann (bör-mīs’ter). A German scientific writer; born in Stralsund, Jan. 15, 1807; died in Buenos Aires, Argentine Republic, May 2, 1892. He distinguished himself as a geologist and zoölogist in his native country, and settled permanently in the Argentine, where he continued his investigations. ‘Manual of Entomology’ (1832–44); ‘History of Creation’ (1843); and ‘The Fossils of Horses Found among the South American Pampas’ (1875), are among his books.