Famous French Paleontologists

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Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
(Jesuit Priest who Co-developed the Concept of Noosphere & was Part of the Discovery of Peking Man)
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
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Birthdate: May 1, 1881
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Orcines, France
Died: April 10, 1955

French paleontologist and Jesuit priest Pierre Teilhard de Chardin is remembered as someone who deviated from theology to science. He discovered the fossilized remains known as the Peking man in China, but faced a lot of opposition from his religious superiors when it came to publishing his scientific thoughts.

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Alcide d'Orbigny
(French Paleontologist Known for His Pathbreaking Exploration of South American Natural History)
Alcide d'Orbigny
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Birthdate: September 6, 1802
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coueron, France
Died: June 30, 1857
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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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Marcellin Boule
(Palaeontologist)
Marcellin Boule
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Birthdate: January 1, 1861
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montsalvy, France
Died: July 4, 1942
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Jean-Jacques Hublin
(Paleoanthropologist)
Jean-Jacques Hublin
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Birthdate: November 30, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mostaganem, Algeria
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Joachim Barrande
(Geologist)
Joachim Barrande
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Birthdate: August 11, 1799
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saugues, France
Died: October 5, 1883
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Édouard Lartet
(Geologist)
Édouard Lartet
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Birthdate: April 15, 1801
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Castelnau-Barbarens, France
Died: January 28, 1871
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Émile Haug
(Geologist)
Émile Haug
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Birthdate: June 19, 1861
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Drusenheim, France
Died: August 28, 1927