Juan Ignacio Molina
Juan Ignacio Molina. Born June 24 1740; Died September 12 1829; Chilean Naturalist. He is usually referred to as Abate Molina (form of Abbott Molina). He wrote Compendio della storia geografica, naturale, e civili del regno del Chile (1776), latter translated in English, French, German and Spanish. The journal Moliniana is dedicated in his honour.
Charles E. Ronan: Juan Ignacio Molina. The World's Window on Chile.