Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Étienne

Scholar, 1772 - 1844

Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1772-1844), Naturalist

Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Étienne: In 1793, Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire was named a professor at the National Museum of Natural History. He was seen as one of the Republic’s greatest minds. In 1798, he participated in a scientific capacity in the expedition to Egypt led by Bonaparte.

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