Ivan Ivanovich Georgi Edit Profile
Georgi studied medicine in Uppsala University (Sweden), where was attenting Carl Linnaeus’ lectures.
In 1770-1774, Gottlieb participated in the Academic Expeditions of 1768-1774. He explored the Urals, Altai, Siberia, and Lake Baikal. In 1783 he became an academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences in St Petersburg.
In 1770, heading towards Tsaritsyn, he passed through Tambov and Novokhopersky uyezd, and explored and described the flora. In 1777 Georgi made a map of lake Baikal at 1:420,000 scale.