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Last NameAgassiz    
Given NameJean Louis Rodolphe     
alt. NamesJ. L. R. A. ; Louis Agassiz ;     
Marriage1: Cecilia Braun (1809-48) in 1833 ; 2: Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz (1822-1907) née Cary naturalist/teacher in 1850    
Children3. Alexander Emanuel Agassiz (1835-1910) ; Ida Olympe Frederika (1837-) ; Pauline    
Year born1807 Môtier-en-Vuly, Haut-Vully, Fribourg    
Year died1873    
Place of deathCambridge, Massachusetts    
Father's occupationparson Agassiz; mother: Rose    
Relativessisters Cécile & Olympe ; brother Auguste; sons-in-law: Henry Lee Higginson philanthropist (1834-1919) & Quincy Adams Shaw (1825-1908) merchant    
Educationmedicine at universities of Zurich, Heidelberg, Munich and Erlangen    
Country of ActivitySwitzerland    
Worked forL Agassiz: Hist.nat. poissons d'eau douce (1845); Recherches sur les poissons fossiles, 1833-45; Karl Christoph Vogt: Anatomie des Salmones (1845)    
PatronageAlexander von Humboldt; Georges Cuvier; Lord Francis Egerton; British Association    
Collaboratorsliths: Sonrel, Nicolet, Cazenave; Johann Baptist von Spix; Eduard Desor; Amanz Gressly; artists: Carl Vogt, Joseph Dinkel, Cecile Braun, Cécile S. Agassiz, Rödler    
Techniquesgeological, paleontological, ichthylological, and zoological drawing, also petrified fish painting    
Sample(s)https://archive.org/stream/anatomiedessalmo00agas#page/n5/mode/2up; http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/26715#page/9/mode/1up    
Archival sourcesInstitut de Géologie Université de Neuchatel    
Published sourcesNissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ; Marcou: Life of JLRA 2011; Davidson 2008: 48 ;    
otherFurther Places of Activity: the USA and France.    
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