The Imperiia Project: a spatial history of the Russian Empire

Adam Stanislavovich Grebnitskii

Адам Станиславович Гребницкий 
Born: December 25, 1858
Died: October 13, 1941
Occupation: botanist, gardener, and pomologist

Backstory

Grebnitskii trained at the Forestry Institute in St. Petersburg. In 1900 he published an edition of Andrei Bolotov's classic "Illustration and description of all sorts of apples" and this work led into the production of the Atlas.  

Why He Matters

Grebnitskii was a leading botanist and horticulturalist. The Atlas of Fruits was his magnum opus.

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