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A Few Important Beekeepers from History

Benjamin Franklin
Leo Tolstoy
Karl von Frisch - Bee dance documentarian who won the Nobel Prizefor his bee research.
Nichel Jacob discovered that workers raise a new queen from larvae.
Martin John discovered that bees make wax in 1684
A.I. Root
John Dzierzon
Moses Quinby - This beekeeper invented the modern bee smoker in 1875- He wrote Mysteries of Bee-Keeping Explained, 1853

L.L. Langstroth - This minister  designed the beehive commonly used in Medina, Ohio in 1851.
He wrote- The Hive and the Honey Bee,  1853 
Abbe Collin, a French Beekeeper, invented the queen excluder  in 1865.
Gregor Mendel- geneticist beekeeper
Johannes Mehring -a German beekeeperan inventor of the wax comb foundation, 1857
Anton Janscha, the Solvenian Royal Beekeeper, who discovered how bees mate.
Francois Huber-blind naturalist who discovered "bee space"
harlan J. Smith, Ph. D. astronomer and Beekeeper
Dobbs- a beekeeper and botanist who documented bees as pollinators.
Charles Mraz-a beekeeper and apitherapist for over 60 years.
Charles Henry Turner, Ph.D. , research and writings on bee color vision, shape and pattern recognition, and feeding times,  1890+.
E C Porter - An American invented the Porter Bee Escape, in 1891.
Karl Kehrle or Benedictine Monk known as Brother Adam who developed the Buckfast bee. 
Charles Butler, who discovered that the supposed "King Bee" was actually a female  and that Drones were males in1609. He wrote Feminine Monarchie.
 Thomas Wildman wrote Treatise on the Management of Bees, 1768
Berbard de Mandeville wrote the Fable of the Bees,  1723
 Dr. Eva Crane wrote Archeology of Beekeeping &  Honey 
Peter Prokopovich
St. Ambrose
Napoleon Bonaparte
Le Quy Quynh
Luis Mendez de Torres
Henry Fonda
Peter Fonda
Matt Damon
Scarlett Johansson
Brigham Young
Viktor Yushchenko
Sir Edmund Hillary
Pope Urban III
George Washington
Prince Cesi  of Italy
Martha Stewart 
Maria von Trapp 
Maurice Maeterlinck
Raymond Poincare

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