Leopold von Buch
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English: Christian Leopold Freiherr von Buch (April 26, 1774 - March 4, 1853) was a German geologist and paleontologist born in Stolpe (Brandenburg) and is remembered as one of the most important contributors to geology in the first half of the nineteenth century.
Leopold von Buch, by Carl Joseph Begas(1850)
Plaque in Freiberg, Saxony