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Baron Ferdinand Von Meuller : 14-June-2013
Baron Ferdinand Von Meuller : 14-June-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Obelisk at the grave commemorates the Government botanist,  Baron Ferdinand Von Mueller 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
Long: 145.0012
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People


Front Inscription

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

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