Famous French Entomologists

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Pierre-André Latreille
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Birthdate: November 29, 1762
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brive-la-Gaillarde, France
Died: February 6, 1833
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Jean-Henri Fabre
(Entomologist)
Jean-Henri Fabre
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Birthdate: December 21, 1823
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Leons, France
Died: October 11, 1915
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Laurent Schwartz
(Mathematician, University teacher, Entomologist)
Laurent Schwartz
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Birthdate: March 5, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris
Died: July 4, 2002
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René-Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur
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Birthdate: February 28, 1683
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rochelle, La, France
Died: October 17, 1757
René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur
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Birthdate: February 28, 1683
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: La Rochelle
Died: October 17, 1757
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Paul-Émile Botta
(Italian-Born French Archaeologist Who Discovered the Ruins of the Assyrian Capital of 'Dur-Sharrukin')
Paul-Émile Botta
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Birthdate: December 6, 1802
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: March 29, 1870
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Paul Gervais
(Paleontologist)
Paul Gervais
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Birthdate: September 26, 1816
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 10, 1879
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Alphonse Pyrame de Candolle
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Birthdate: October 28, 1806
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 4, 1893

Born to famous botanist Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, Alphonse Pyrame de Candolle had initially studied law but switched to botany later. Part of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, he made significant contributions to phytogeography. He also called the inaugural International Botanical Congress for standardizing botanical nomenclature.

Ernest Doudart de Lagrée
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Birthdate: March 31, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Grenoble, France
Died: March 12, 1868
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René Jeannel
(Entomologist)
René Jeannel
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Birthdate: March 23, 1879
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 20, 1965