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Beguyer de Chancourtois, Alexandre Emile

Born: 1820 AD
Died: 1886 AD, at 66 years of age.

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.


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