Adolph Cornelis van Bruggen, also known as A. C. van Bruggen or Dolf van Bruggen was born on July 9, 1929 and died on June 3, 2016.
He was a malacologist, entomologist and botanist from the Netherlands.
Adolph interest in the tropics and tropical Africa has dominated his broad scientific interest for more than 50 years now.
van Bruggen was an expert especially in the land snail families Streptaxidae, Achatinidae and Maizaniidae.
Since 2008, he had authored some 655 scientific publications.
Adolph Cornelis van Bruggen passed away at 86 yrs old.