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Jean-Louis-Auguste Loiseleur-Deslongchamps cover

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Jean-Louis-Auguste Loiseleur-Deslongchamps

French botanist

1774   -   1849

country of citizenship: France
language of expression: French
occupation: botanist, physician
award received: Knight of the Legion of Honour

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Jean-Louis-Auguste Loiseleur-Deslongchamps (born 24 March 1774 in Dreux, Eure-et-Loir — died 8 May 1849 in Paris) was a French physician and botanist. He was the author of and contributor of a number of works on medicine and botany. He was elected to the Académie Nationale de Médecine in 1823 and was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 1834. He is commemorated with the botanical genera Loiseleuria (Desv., 1813) and Longchampia (Willd., 1811). His son was the Indologist, Auguste-Louis-Armand Loiseleur-Deslongchamps.
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