Juan Ignacio Molina

Chilean priest, historian, botanist, ornithologist and geographer

Juan Ignacio Molina. Born June 24 1740; Died September 12 1829; Chilean Naturalist. He is usually referred to as Abate Molina (form of Abbott Molina). He wrote Compendio della storia geografica, naturale e civile del regno del Cile (1776), latter translated in English, French, German and Spanish. The journal Moliniana is dedicated in his honour.

Juan Ignacio Molina

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  • Charles E. Ronan: Juan Ignacio Molina. The World's Window on Chile.