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Anton Rzehak

1855 - 1923

Anton Rzehak (May 26, 1855 – March 31, 1923) was a Moravian geologist and archaeologist.

Rzehak started to study engineering at the German College of Technology in Brno now in the Czech Repblic. He soon changed to the study of natural sciences, especially geology. Between 1880 and 1884 he was an assistant of Professor Makowský and later taught chemistry at secondary school in Brno. In 1893, he qualified as associate professor at the German College of Technology in Brno, and in 1896 he took over the supervision of the prehistoric collections of the Moravian Provincial Museum also in Brno. In 1905, he was appointed full professor of mineralogy and geology at the German College of Technology in Brno. He contributed to regional geology, paleontology and archaeology of Moravia and, above all, to the study of the Tertiary. His scientific activities comprise several hundreds studies, he participated in geological mapping of the environs of Brno, investigated many localities and collected extensive paleontological and prehistoric material, which is deposited mainly at the Moravian Museum in Brno.

Material for this article adapted from:

Geological Maps of Europe (1780-1918)
Small photo for this article from:

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics of the Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in the Czech Republic

 



Material for this article adapted from:

  • http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/personetymol/petymol.qr.html

  • http://www.wissen.de/wde/generator/wissen/ressorts/natur/naturwissenschaften/indexoffline,page=1225394.html

  • http://www.uni-kiel.de/anorg/lagaly/group/klausSchiver/buetschli.pdf

  • http://static.wikipedia.org/new/wikipedia/de/articles/d/e/u/Deutsche_Zoologische_Gesellschaft_cb44.html

  • http://www.schweizerbart.de/pubs/journals/0031-0220/paper/38/223

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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