Henri Termier

Geologist, Author

1897 – 1989

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Who was Henri Termier?

Professor Henri-François-Émile Termier was a French geologist.

Born at Lyon into a scholarly family, he served in the First World War as an artillery officer during which he earned a Croix de guerre. After working as an assistant at the university in Montpellier, he became a geologist working for the Service géologique du Maroc, where he worked until 1940, becoming very famous for his studies of stratigraphy and fossil fauna. Later he taught at the university of Algeria and ten years later he became a chairmain at the Sorbonne. He was married to professor Geneviève Termier, another famous French paleontologist.

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Born
Dec 13, 1897
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Died
Aug 12, 1989

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on July 23, 2013

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