Biographical data


Feilberg, Carl Adolf


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 5: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement I)


Born: 1844, Vester Vedsted ved Ribe, Denmark. Died: 1937.



Studied medicine at Odense in 1863; in 1864 he volunteered in the war, was made a prisoner, but escaped; subsequently he studied botany. In 1867 he made a trip to the Farøer; from 1868-69 the Danish Botanical Society gave him the opportunity to travel to East India, China, and Further India. In 1874 M.D. and subsequently as a surgeon on a German ship to New Zealand; since 1876 practising in Copenhagen, and on the Øresund Hospital; retired in 1916.



Herb. Copenhagen [C]: 282 nos from Bombay, Hongkong, Bangkok, Saigon, and Singapore (1), leg. 1868-69.


biographical data:

Dansk Biogr. Leks. 6, 1935, p. 614-615.