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Henri Ernest Baillon
French botanist (1827-1895)wd:Q461931
country of citizenship: France
language of expression: French
occupation: botanist, physician
award received: Officer of the Legion of Honour, Knight of the Legion of Honour, Foreign Member of the Royal Society
Henri Ernest Baillon was a French botanist and physician. He was born in Calais on 30 November 1827 and died in Paris on 19 July 1895.
Baillon spent his professional life as a professor of natural history, and he published numerous works on botany. He was appointed to the Légion d'honneur in 1867 and joined the Royal Society in 1894.
Baillon put together the "Dictionnaire de botanique", for which Auguste Faguet produced the wood engravings. The plant genus Baillonia (family Verbenaceae) was named in his honor by Henri Théophile Bocquillon.
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Book by Henri Baillonwd:Q5898798
Paris,L. Guérin, T. Morgand[1870-1872] | New York Botanical Garden, LuEsther T. Mertz Librarywd:Q51391729
Book collecting erratawd:Q51403923
author: Henri Ernest Baillon