A. J. Corda (1809–49)

@article{1949AJC,
  title={A. J. Corda (1809–49)},
  author={},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1949},
  volume={164},
  pages={518}
}
  • Published 1949
  • Nature
  • BORN at Liberea north-east Bohemia, August Josef Corda began a remarkable scientific career as a pharmacis's assistant. He attracted the attention of Prof Kumbholz, who gave him a microscope and arrai fed for his further education. As early as 1826 Corda succeeded in germinating certain moss and fungal spores and made elaborate drawings of these cultivated cryptogams. He came into prominence for his medical work during the 1832 cholera epidemic, and this brought him to the notice of some German… CONTINUE READING