Gris, Jean Antoine Arthur

BOTANIST (FRANCE)
BORN 11 Dec 1829, Châtillon-sur-Seine - DIED 19 Aug 1872, Paris, Côte-d'Or
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Père Lachaise, Rue du Repos 16 (division 22)

Jean Gris worked at the laboratory of Adolphe-Théodore Brongniart at the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle in Paris. In 1859 he was promoted on microscopic studies of chlorophyll. In 1864 he became Brongniart's assistent.

He wrote 80 scientifical articles. Most of them were publushed in the Bulletin de la Société botanique de France and the Annales des sciences naturelles. He was aged only 42 when he died in Paris in 1872.

Sources
Jean Antoine Arthur Gris — Wikipédia

Images

The grave of Arthur Gris at Père Lachaise, Paris.
Picture by Androom (24 Oct 2014)

 


Grisi, Giulia

Published: 2 Jul 2016
Last update: 2 Jul 2016