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Darwin Correspondence Project

Jean Louis Armand (Armand de Quatrefages) Quatrefages de Bréau

1810–92

French zoologist and anthropologist. Doctorate in the physical sciences, University of Strasbourg, 1830; MD 1832. Founded Journal de médecine et de chirurgie de Toulouse, 1836. Moved to Paris and took a doctorate in the natural sciences, 1840. Professor of natural history at the Lycée Henri IV, Paris, 1850; professor of anthropology, Muséum d’histoire naturelle, 1855. Foreign member, Royal Society of London, 1879.

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DSB

Record of the Royal Society of London.

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