Сегодня родился Лепёхин Иван Иванович
On September 21, 1740 Lepyokhin Ivan Ivanovich was born. This is a Russian scientist-Encyclopaedist, a traveler, a scientist, an academician of the Petersburg academy of Sciences. Lepyokhin studied medicine in Strasbourg. He corresponded with Lomonosov who trained him for department of botany in academy of Sciences. Lepyokhin graduated from a university with degree of the doctor of medicine. He participated in many scientific expeditions surveying various Russian provinces from the scientific and ethnographic points of view. According information gathered during his travel, Lepyokhin wrote the book "Day Notes of Travel" in four parts. He was the first outstanding Russian researcher of curative herbs of Russia.