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Johannes le Francq van Berkhey (1729–1812)

Francq van Berkhey, Johannes le (frangk fvän berk’hī). A Dutch poet and naturalist; born in Leyden, Jan. 23, 1729; died there (?), March 13, 1812. He was a physician in Amsterdam, whose ‘Flora and Fauna of Holland’ (1769–79), and ‘Natural History of Horned Cattle’ (1805–11), received high praise. In his ‘Poems’ (1776–79), and the ‘Song of Gratitude’ (1773), he shows talent.