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Heinrich Boie.

Heinrich Boie (May 4, 1784 – September 4, 1827) was a German zoologist. He was the brother of Friedrich Boie.

Boie studied law at Kiel and Göttingen. At university he became interested in natural history through the lectures of Johann Friedrich Blumenbach and Friedrich Tiedemann. He was appointed Coenraad Jacob Temminck's assistant at Leiden. In 1825 he travelled to Java with Salomon Muller in order to collect specimens for the museum. He died there of gall fever.

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  • Husson, A.M., L.B. Holthuis, 1955, The dates of publication of "Verhandelingen over de natuurlijke Geschiedenis der Nederlandsche overzeesche Bezittingen" edited by C. J. Temminck, Zoologische Mededelingen, Vol. 34, p. 17-24 PDF

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(1794–1827)


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