José Celestino Mutis

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6 April 1732
Cádiz, Spain
11 September 1808
Bogota, Colombia

José Celestino Mutis was a Spanish scientist who organised and directed the Royal Botanical Expedition of the New Kingdom of Granada, one of the most important scientific expeditions of the eighteenth century.


This short biography is in the Honours and Prizes folder.

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Other pages about José Mutis:

  1. Miller's postage stamps

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Written by J J O'Connor and E F Robertson