Article on Cacao included in the publication "Nederlandsch Magazijn", Page 299
Author: Friedrich Heinrich Alexander Freiherr von Humboldt
Editorial: Gebroeders Diederichs.
Friedrich Heinrich Alexander Freiherr von Humboldt (Berlin, September 14th, 1769 - May 6th, 1859) was a Prussian nature explorer. He did research in Central and South America and gave a detailed description of the physical universe. Von Humboldt was, according to the British naturalist Charles Darwin (1809-1882), the most important scientific traveler of all time.