|Birth Day||August 8, 1748|
|Age||271 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Nov 1, 1804 (age 56)|
German Botanist and naturalist who was active in the late 18th century. In his career he described and named many species of gastropods.
He graduated from the University of Tubingen in 1768 with an MD.
He had a number of notable students including Georg Friedrich Hildebrandt, Carl Friedrich Kielmeyer, and Friedrich Stromeyer.
His father, Philipp Friedrich Gmelin, was a professor of botany and chemistry.