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KENTMAN, Johann.

(1518 – 1574)

(Born: Dresden, Germany, 21 April 1518; Died: Dresden, Germany, 15 June 1574) German geologist and physician.

Kentman first studied medicine at the University of Leipzig then went to the University of Bologna in Italy where he received his M.D. in 1549.

Biographical references: Poggendorff: 1, col. 1243. Sarjeant, Geologists, 1980: 2, 1436. World Who's Who in Science: 924.

Nomenclaturæ Rerum Fossilium quæ in Misnia præcipuè et in aliis quoque regionibus inveniuntur. (Tigvri, 1565).
See under: Gesner, Conrad.

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