(1877 - 1971)
Botánico. Destacado científico que dedicó su vida a estudiar e interpretar la naturaleza cubana y a buscar nuevas fuentes de riquezas naturales; su mayor aporte a la ciencia lo constituyen sus estudios acerca de las plantas medicinales.
Brief Overview of Science and Technology Development in Cuba
This paper is a summary of the work (over 300 pages) History of Science and Technology in Cuba, which was written by a group of researchers and collaborators from "Carlos J. Finlay" National Museum of Natural History, which is attached to the Cuban Academy of Sciences. This summary was made by the main author of the aforementioned work, ScD Pedro M Pruna Goodgall. Those interested in gaining an insight into the history of science and technology in Cuba are recommended to consult the aforementioned History and the bibliography therein.
16th & 17th Centuries
18th Century
19th Century
1899 - 1959
From 1959 Onwards