Baron Ferdinand Von MeullerPrint Page
Obelisk at the grave commemorates the Government botanist, Baron Ferdinand Von Meuller who was largely responsible for international recognition of Australian scientists.
|Address:||Princes Highway & Hotham Street, St. Kilda Cemetery, Jewish Compartment B Grave 225, St Kilda, 3182|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.862247|
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Dedicated by co-workers in the field of science and admirers throughout the world to the memory of Baron Sir Ferdinand von Mueller KCMG, MD, FRS, etc. --
Born in Rosstock, Germany, June 30th 1825.
Government Botanist of Victoria from 1852 until his death on Oct. 10th 1896
Director Melb. Bot. Gardens 1857-73.
, whose erudite works on the flora of Australia have secured him immortal fame amongst the renowned systemic phytologists of the 19th century.
Zage nicht : Es giebt noch edle herzen die fur das hohe, herrliche ergluhn. Schiller
Despair not : There are still noble hearts that glow for the august and sublime.
"Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God." Matt. V. 8