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Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck (1 August 1744 – 18 December 1829), eften kent simply as Lamarck (/ləˈmɑːrk/;[1] French: [lamaʁk]), wis a French naituralist. He wis a sodger, biologist, academic, an an early proponent o the idea that evolution occurred an proceedit in accordance wi naitural laws.

Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
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Portrait o Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
Born1 August 1744(1744-08-01)
Bazentin, Picardy, Fraunce
Died18 December 1829(1829-12-18) (aged 85)
Paris, Fraunce
NaitionalityFrench
Kent forEvolution; inheritance o acquired characteristics; Philosophie Zoologique
Scientific career
InstitutionsFrench Academy o Sciences; Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle; Jardin des Plantes
InfluencedÉtienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire
Author abbrev. (botany)Lam.
Author abbrev. (zoology)Lamarck

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