Buffon,Comte Georges Louis Leclerc de

Buf·fon (bo͞o-fôɴʹ), Comte Georges Louis Leclerc de. 1707-1788.
French naturalist whose monumental Histoire Naturelle (36 volumes, 1749-1788; 8 additional volumes completed by assistants and published in 1804) laid the foundation for later studies in biology, zoology, and comparative anatomy.

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Universalium. 2010.

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