35 Inspiring Quotes By Alexander Von Humboldt That Will Leave You Awestruck
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Humboldt University of Berlin
Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt was a renowned Prussian naturalist, explorer, and geographer. Starting from 1799 till 1804, Humboldt explored Latin America for five years. It is said that by the time he came back from this expedition, his trunks were filled with several notebooks, numerous sketches, astronomical, geological and metrological observations, more than 60 thousand plant specimen. More than 50 years later, Humboldt published uncountable books based on his experiences in this expedition. ‘Cosmos’ was the best-selling book and it was later translated into many languages. He was the first person to recommend that the lands that bordered around the Atlantic Ocean were joined. As a result of his expedition, he was elected a member of ‘The American Philosophical Society’ in Philadelphia and ‘Prussian Academy of Science’. That does not end here; being one of the famous men in history he was crowned with many titles. Humboldt’s quotes and thoughts would leave you pondering. We have gathered a few of Alexander von Humboldt's thoughts and sayings below which will surely have a lasting impression on you.