Alumni Oxonienses: the Members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886/Forster, Johann Reinhold


Forster, Johann Reinhold, created D.C.L. 22 Nov., 1775, linguist, naturalist, and traveller, F.R.S., sometime a teacher of French and German at Warrington, naturalist to Captain Cook's 2nd expedition round the world, born at Dirschau, in Polish Prussia, 1729, died professor of natural history at Halle, in Saxony, 1798.