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Beguyer de Chancourtois, Alexandre Emile

Born: 1820 AD
Died: 1886 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Geologist

1820 – Born on the 20th of January.

1848 – Became professor of Topography and the preparatory courses.

1855 – He works with Play with the organization of the World Fair.

1856 – Principal private secretary of Prince Napoleon to the transitory ministry for Algeria.

1857 – Became the youngest Officer of the Legion of Honour then commander.

1862 – He started to compensate Élie de Beaumont

1856 – He became officially the substitute.

1875 – Named titular of the pulpit of Geology.

         – A decree of 21st of January reorganized the Service. Mr. Jacquot, Inspector general of the Mines

1887 – Named director of the Service and remained at his head until his retirement.

1886 – Died Inspector general of first class on 14th of November.