Faujas-de-St. -Fond, cit. (Barthélemy), 1741-1819

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French geologist and traveller. Barthélemy Faujas-de-Saint-Fond was appointed assistant naturalist to the Muséum d'histoire naturelle by Louis XVI, and became the first professor of geology at the Jardin des Plantes in 1793. He had a close connection with the Freycinet family and was a friend of Sir Joseph Banks.

From the description of Letter of Barthélemy Faujas-de-Saint-Fond written to Louis de Freycinet, St. Fond, Montélimar, 1804 June 11 [manuscript]. [1804] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 705888523

Place Name Admin Code Country
France
Australia
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Voyages and travels
Scientific expeditions
Geologists--Correspondence
French--History--19th century
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Travellers
Geologists
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Birth 1741

Death 1819

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