Tournefort, Joseph Pitton de


Tournefort, Joseph Pitton de
(1656-1708)
   botanist, traveler
   Born in Aix-en-Provence, Joseph Pitton de Tournefort was professor of botany at the Royal Gardens (later the Museum of Natural History) and was sent on scientific trips through Europe and Asia Minor. His classification of plants makes him a precursor of Linnaeus (Éléments de botanique, ou Méthode pour connaître les plantes, 1694). De Tournefort was elected to the Academy of Sciences in 1691.

France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present . 1884.

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