Konrad von Gesner

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Swiss naturalist who was one of the founders of modern zoology (1516-1565)

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Swiss scientist Conrad Gessner told how the world was overwhelmed with data that was "confusing and harmful" to the mind.
It is noteworthy that his colleague Conrad Gessner, the father of modern zoology, held the position of Stadtartzt, but seems to have been principally a lecturer and teacher, where Ruf as chief surgeon was at the forefront of active medicine, operating and contributing also to the teaching of midwifery.
De Grauwe, "Einheit und Vielfalt der germanischen Sprachen nach Conrad Gessner (1555, 1561) im Lichte der 'Theodistik'"; L.