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#23 OF THE 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL SCIENTISTS
#23 = COMTE de BUFFON
Life Dates = 1707-1788 A.D.
COMPILED FIRST BOOK OF NATURAL HISTORY
Comte de Buffon was one of the first biologists to systematically study nature from a scientific point of view and he created the 1st book ever published about natural history in 1749. It was the 1st volume of a 44 volume set of books published over a 40 year period called Natural History.
The Scientific 100 by John Simmons (pages 118-121); Britannica Encyclopedia; and Wikipedia.
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