Léon Pervinquière


Born
in La Roche-sur-Yon, France
August 14, 1873

Died
May 11, 1913


Léon Pervinquière (14 August 1873, La Roche-sur-Yon – 11 May 1913) was a French geologist and paleontologist. He was Chef des Travaux Pratiques de Géologie at the Sorbonne in Paris. He was also seen as a geographer.

Pervinquière is remembered for his extensive geological studies of Tunisia, which first took place in 1896. He also conducted important paleontological research of the region that included studies of Mesozoic cephalopods as well as investigations of Cretaceous gastropods and pelecypods.

In 1911 he took part in an expedition to define the border between Tunisia and Tripolitania. On this mission he performed geological and geographical studies.

The ammonite species Fagesia pervinquieri is named after him

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