unbekannter Gast

Brunner von Wattenwyl, Karl, Ritter#

b. Berne (Switzerland), June 13, 1823, d. Vienna, Aug. 24, 1914, physicist and entomologist. 1851 introduced telegraphy in Switzerland, in 1857 became director of the Austrian Telegraph Services and later brought telegraphy to Greece and Turkey. His collection of orthopters was one of the most important in the world (today in the Vienna Museum of Natural History).