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Jean-Baptiste Geneviève Marcellin Bory de Saint-Vincent was a French naturalist, officer and politician. He was born on 6 July 1778 in Agen (Lot-et-Garonne) and died on 22 December 1846 in Paris. Biologist and geographer, he was particularly interested in volcanology, systematics and botany. The standard author abbreviation Bory is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name.
Jean-Baptiste Bory de Saint-Vincent
|Born||(1778-07-06)6 July 1778|
Agen, Kingdom of France
|Died||22 December 1846(1846-12-22) (aged 68)|
Paris, Kingdom of France
|Commands held||Scientific Expeditions:|
|Battles/wars||French Revolutionary Wars|
|Awards|| Chevalier of the Legion of Honor (1811)|
Officer of the Legion of Honor (1831)
Correspondent of the National Museum of Natural History
Member of the French Academy of Sciences