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Georg Forster and Carl Peter Thunberg
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Date of Birth: Forster, 27 November 1754; Thunberg, 11 November 1743

Place of Birth: Forster, Nassenhuben, near Gdansk, Poland; Thunberg, Jönköping, Sweden

Date of Death: Forster, 27 January 1794; Thunberg, 8 August 1828

Place of Death: Forster, Paris; Thunberg, Thunaberg, near Uppsala, Sweden


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Beyers, Jaco, “Georg Forster and Carl Peter Thunberg”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 July 2020 <>

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