Frédéric CUVIER

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Sciences - Other, Paleontologist, Archaeologist

FrenchBorn Georges Frédéric CUVIER

French zoologist

Born on June 28, 1773 in Montbéliard, France , France

Died on July 24, 1838 in Strasbourg, France

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Frederic was the head keeper of the menagerie at the Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris from 1804 to 1838. He named the red panda (Ailurus fulgens) in 1825. The chair of comparative physiology was created for him at the Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle in 1837. He was elected as a foreign member of the Royal Society in 1835.

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