Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de
1707 - Born on September 7th in Montbard, Côte d'Or. French naturalist.
1734 - He entered the French Academy of Sciences.
1739 - He was a Keeper of the Jardin du Roi (later Jardin des Plantes) in Paris.
1773 - He was named as Comte (Count) de Buffon.
1783 - Became a fellow at the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
1788 - Died on April 16th in Paris.
- He wrote Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière and Les Époques de la Nature.
1853-1855 - Posthumously published Oeuvres Complètes de Buffon.
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