Alexander Kovalevsky

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Birthday
7, 1840
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Jul 9, 1901 (60)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
7, 1840
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Jul 9, 1901 (60)

About

Russian embryologist of Polish descent who is best known for his studies of animals.

Before Fame

He studied medicine at the University of Heidelberg and then became a professor at St. Petersburg.

Trivia

His research showed that all animals go through a period of gastrulation.

Family Life

He married and had three children with his wife.

Associated With

He and Andre Geim were both scientists from Russia.