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George-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon

(b. Sept. 7, 1707, Montbard, Côte-d'Or, France – d. April 16, 1788, Paris, Île-de-France, France )

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Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707-1788) was a French naturalist, mathematician and cosmologist.

Also known as:

  • Comte de Buffon
  • George-Louis Leclerc


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