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Jean-Baptiste Bory de Saint-Vincent

French naturalist and geographer

1778   -   1846

country of citizenship: France
native language: French
language of expression: French
occupation: explorer, politician, botanist, naturalist, journalist, military personnel, geographer, entomologist
position held: member of the French National Assembly
student of: Déodat Gratet de Dolomieu

Jean-Baptiste Geneviève Marcellin Bory de Saint-Vincent was a French naturalist, officer and politician. He was born on July 6, 1778 in Agen (Lot-et-Garonne) and died on December 22, 1846 in Paris. Biologist and geographer, he was particularly interested in volcanology, systematics and botany. The standard author abbreviation Bory is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name.
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