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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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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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1861 – Born on August 8th in Whitby, Yorkshire, England. British biologist who founded and named the science of genetics and whose experiments provided evidence basic to the modern understanding of heredity. 1885 – He cited embryo studies to support his contention that chordates evolved from primitive echinoderms, a view now widely accepted. 1894 – ..

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