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Jean-Jacques d’Ortous de Mairan 1678-1771

Jean-Jacques d’Ortous de Mairan was a French geophysicist, astronomer and most notably, chronobiologist, was born in the town of Béziers on 26 November 1678. De Mairan lost his father, François d’Ortous, at age four and his mother twelve years later at age sixteen.

Engraving by Pierre-Charles Ingouf 1746–1800
Size 18 x 26 cms
Price £28.00

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