Best of all is it to preserve everything in a pure, still heart, and let there be for every pulse a thanksgiving, and for every breath a song.
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|Birth:||26th March, 1516|
|Death:||13th December, 1565|
|Profession:||Botanist, Naturalist, Physician|
Conrad Gessner was born in Zurich, Switzerland. He was a Swiss botanist, physician and naturalist. His five-volume Historiae animalium is considered the beginning of modern zoology, and the flowering plant genus Gesneria and its family Gesneriaceae are named after him. He received his doctoral degree from Basel. He then settled down to practice medicine in Zürich, where he obtained the post of lecturer of Aristotilean physics at the Carolinum, the precursor of the University of Zürich. At the time of his death, Gesner had published 72 books, and written 18 more unpublished manuscripts. His work on plants was not published until centuries after his death.
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