Bernard de Jussieu

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1699-08-17
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louis-jean-marie daubenton succeeded bernard de jussieu (Louis-Jean-Marie Daubenton)
georges-louis leclerc, comte de buffon succeeded bernard de jussieu (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon)
carolus linnaeus a pal of bernard de jussieu (Carl Linnaeus)
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The son of an apothecary, Jussieu was part of a family of botanists. (Details)
His elder brother Antoine became a botanist, as did his younger brother Joseph de Jussieu and so eventually did his nephew, Antoine-Laurent Jussieu, the son of the eldest brother Christophle. (Details)
Jussieu's brother Antoine de Jussieu studied medicine and botany at Montpellier, and went on to Paris to study under d'Isnard, professor of botany at the Jardin du Roi. (Details)
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His influence on 18th century French botany was unsurpassed. He was also instrumental in the expansion of the botanical garden of the Jardin du Roi in Paris
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natural sciences and mathematics
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botanist
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bernard de jussieu taught georges-louis leclerc, comte de buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon)
bernard de jussieu taught carolus linnaeus (Carl Linnaeus)
 

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1777-11-06
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