Charles Depéret

Geologist, Author

1854 – 1929

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Who was Charles Depéret?

Charles Jean Julien Depéret was a French geologist and paleontologist. He was a member of the French Academy of Sciences, the Société géologique de France and dean of the Science faculty of Lyon.

Charles Depéret was born in Perpignan. He started his career as a military doctor from 1877 to 1888. Initially posted in Algeria, he was later active in Sathonay. In 1888, he became lecturer at the University of Marseille, and in 1889 he became professor of geology at the University of Lyon.

He was an advocate of the controversial prehistoric artifacts findings of Glozel.

He died in Lyon.

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Born
Jun 25, 1854
Perpignan
Also known as
  • Charles Jean Julien Depéret
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Died
May 18, 1929
Lyon

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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