|Born||15 August 1815
Kabile Parish, present-day Latvia
|Died||8 May 1891
Raikküla Parish, present-day Estonia
|Author abbrev. (botany)||Keyserl.|
Alexander Friedrich Michael Lebrecht Nikolaus Arthur, Graf von Keyserling (August 15, 1815, Kabile Parish – May 8, 1891 Raikküla Parish) was a Baltic German geologist and paleontologist. A member of the Keyserlingk clan, a wealthy aristocratic Baltic German family, he is considered to be one of the founders of Russian geology, making many expeditions on behalf of his close personal friend and friend of the family, Tsar Nicholas I.
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