Henri François Anne de Roussel

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Henri François Anne de Roussel (11 July 1748, Saint-Bômer-les-Forges – 17 February 1812, Caen) was a French naturalist.

He studied humanities and philosophy at the University of Caen, obtaining the rank of "maitre es-arts" in 1767. Afterwards he studied medicine in Caen, relocating to Paris in 1771, where he furthered his education. In 1773 he was appointed to the chair of medicine at Caen, where in 1786, he attained the chair of medical botany. Later on, he served as a professor of experimental physics and chemistry at the École centrale du Calvados.[1][2]

"Tableau des plantes usuelles rangées par ordre".

Principal works[edit]

  • Tableau des plantes usuelles rangées par ordre : suivant les rapports de leurs principes et de leurs propriétés, 1792 - Table of conventional plants, arranged in order according to reports of their principles and properties.
  • Flore du Calvados et terreins adjacents, 1796 - Flora of Calvados and adjacent areas.
  • Élémens de chymie et de physique expérimentale : à l'usage des Écoles centrales de Calvados, 1798 - Elements of chemistry and experimental physics, as utilized at the Écoles centrales du Calvados.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bulletin de la Société des amis des sciences naturelles de Rouen, Volumes 43-44 by Société des amis des sciences naturelles, Rouen
  2. ^ Google Books Bulletin de la Société linnéenne de Normandie
  3. ^ OCLC Classify (publications)
  4. ^ GBIF Gymnopus (Persoon) Roussel, 1806
  5. ^ GBIF Mycena (Persoon) Roussel, 1806
  6. ^ IPNI.  Roussel.