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Most famous scientist from Estonia

You should know the tradition that every spring the students wash his head with champagne or... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Pii L
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Laagri, Estonia
Karl Ernst von Baer statue

Karl Ernst von Baer was a biologist, and studied medicine in Tartu, and got his medicine degree in... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2013
Belgy11
,
Derbyshire
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Aug 14, 2017
“Most famous scientist from Estonia”
Oct 22, 2016
“One of the worlds greatest naturalists”
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Karl Ernst von Baer was a biologist, the founder of descriptive and comparative embryology and an academician of the St Petersburg Academy of Sciences. He studied medicine in Tartu from 1810 to 1811 and obtained the degree of doctor of medicine...more
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Toomemagi tn, Tartu, Estonia
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

You should know the tradition that every spring the students wash his head with champagne or sparkling wine.

Thank Pii L
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Set in a lovely wood up at the top of the city, worth as stroll as other university buildings surround the site

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Although he discovered the embryo his monument looks like an uninspiring graveyard with little info about his acheivments

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Reviewed 13 March 2016

You will meet the man, who discovered human ovum. He is so famous, his picture was printed on Estonian 2-crown paper currency. Yes, we have no crowns but euros now... but back to von Baer: on spring, April 31.st (volbriöö) the student corporations come to...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2013

Karl Ernst von Baer was a biologist, and studied medicine in Tartu, and got his medicine degree in Tartu. To honour him he got his statue in the park. There are several statues in the park and it is worth to have walk around.

Thank Belgy11
Reviewed 5 June 2013

Karl von Baer, professor of medicine, was the first to identify the human ovum. Tartu's university still houses one of Europe's finest medical schools. Since Estonia joined the Eurozone, you can no longer see him on the 2EEK banknote.

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