Synonyms of humboldt


1. Humboldt, Baron Wilhelm von Humboldt, Baron Karl Wilhelm von Humboldt

usage: German philologist noted for his studies of the relation between language and culture (1767-1835)

2. Humboldt, Baron Alexander von Humboldt, Baron Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt

usage: German naturalist who explored Central and South America and provided a comprehensive description of the physical universe (1769-1859)

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