Jean-Baptiste Lamarck

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Date of death
1829-12-18
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Science writer
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Date of birth
1744-08-01
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natural sciences and mathematics
Disciplines
invertebrate zoology
paleontology
botany
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jean-baptiste lamarck anticipated naturalism (Naturalism)
jean-baptiste lamarck mentor was georges-louis leclerc, comte de buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon)
jean-baptiste lamarck colleague was louis-jean-marie daubenton (Louis-Jean-Marie Daubenton)
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georges-louis leclerc, comte de buffon a patron of jean-baptiste lamarck (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon)
william jackson hooker visited jean-baptiste lamarck (William Jackson Hooker)
etienne geoffroy saint-hilaire colleague of jean-baptiste lamarck (√Čtienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire)
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In 1759 Lamarck joined the French army and fought in the Seven Years' War. (Details)
During his military service Lamarck was posted throughout southern and eastern France and developed a keen interest in botany. (Details)
Upon leaving the military in 1768 Lamarck settled in Paris, where he initially worked in a bank and studied medicine. (Details)
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Lamarck's theory of evolution was largely ignored by his contemporaries but was resurrected in the late 19th century by 'neo- Lamarckians' opposed to Darwin's natural selection.
 

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Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
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