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1769 – Born on August 23rd in Montbéliard, France. French zoologist and statesman, who established the sciences of comparative anatomy and paleontology. 1784 – Cuvier attended the Académie Caroline (Karlsschule) in Stuttgart, Germany, where he studied comparative anatomy and learned to dissect. 1788 – After graduation Cuvier served in as a tutor, during which time ..

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1811 – He was born on the 23rd of August in Annonay. 1829 – He studied at Collège Stanislas in Paris, then joined École Polytechnique.          – He became a naval officer at the end of his studies. 1832 – He was a big adventurer, he embarked on the Finistere, then the Loiret and ..

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1752 – Johann Friedrich Blumenbach was born on the 11th of May at Gotha, Thuringia, Germany. 1775 – Graduated medicine at Jena, with his MD thesis De generis humani varietate nativa. 1776 – Appointed extraordinary professor of medicine in Göttingen. 1778 – Ordinary professor of medicine in Göttingen. 1787-1804 – Wrote Institutiones Physiologicae, and Handbuch ..

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1888 – Born on the 1st of June in Boston. 1909 – Earned B.A at Adams Academy in Quincy. 1911 – Finished M.A at Harvard College. 1914 – Returned to Harvard as an English department assistant. 1915 – Beston joined the French army and served as an ambulance driver. 1918 – Became a press representative ..

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American naturalist, explorer, and author 1877 – Born on the 29th of July in Brooklyn, New York. 1899-1852 – Became curator of ornithology for the New York Zoological Society. 1905-1918 – Wrote the book Two Bird-Lovers in Mexico (1905); The Bird (1906); The Log of the Sun (1906); Our Search for a Wilderness (1910); Tropical ..

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1739 – William Bartram was born 20th of April in Kingsessing, Pennsylvania. 1773 – He set off alone on a four-year journey through eight southern colonies.          – He found great cooperation from Ahaya the Cowkeeper, chief of the Alachua band of the Seminole tribe. 1777 – Bartram returned to Philadelphia and spent working ..

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1825 – Henry Walter Bates is a English explorer and naturalist was born 8th of February in Leicester. 1838 – Became apprentice to a hosier. He studied in his spare time, and collected insects in Charnwood Forest. 1843 – He had a short paper on beetles published in The Zoologist magazine. 1864 – Worked as ..

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