Maillet, Benôit de, 1656-1738

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Benoît de Maillet was a French diplomat, traveler, and author.

From the description of Nouveau système du monde, 1715-1724. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86155694

The well-traveled French diplomat Benoît de Maillet worked as an anthropologist and author; he was the first to formulate an evolutionary hypothosis to explain the origin of man.

From the guide to the Nouveau système du monde, 1715-1724, 1715-1724, (American Philosophical Society)

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Natural history
Oceanography
Earth sciences
Formations (Geology)
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Beyond Early America
Marine biology
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Birth 1656-04-12

Death 1738-01-30

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