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Jacques Boucher de Crèvecoeur de Perthes (Jacques Boucher de Perthes)

1788–1868

French customs official and archaeologist. Director of customs, Abbeville, France, from 1825. President, Société d’Emulation, Abbeville. Published on prehistoric archaeology and palaeontology. Discovered controversial evidence of early humans in the Somme River valley gravels.

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DSB.

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