Jean-Baptiste Geneviève Marcellin Bory de Saint

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Jean-Baptiste Geneviève Marcellin Bory de Saint
Jean-Baptiste G eneviève M arcellin Bory de Saint-V incent
Born 6 July 1788 in Agen (Lot-et-Garonne)
Zoologist on board the Naturaliste
Left the expedition due to illness at the Ile de France (Mauritius) on 25 April 1801
Age on departure from Le Havre: 22
Died in Paris on 22 December 1846 after a long and colourful career as an officer and a
naturalist
Further information:
x Hervé Ferrière, Bory de Saint-9LQFHQW/¶eYROXWLRQG¶XQYR\DJHXUQDWXUDOLVWH, Paris,
Éditions Syllepse, 2009.
x Alfred Lacroix, Notice historique sur Bory de Saint Vincent, Paris, Académie des
Sciences, 1916.
x André Role, Un destin hors série: la vie aventureuse d'un savant, Bory de Saint-Vincent
(1778--1846), Paris, La Pensée universelle, 1973.