Georges Louis Leclerc, Coont o Buffon

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Georges Louis Leclerc, Coont o Buffon, bi Drouais
Born7 September 1707(1707-09-07)
Montbard, Burgundy, Fraunce
Died16 Apryle 1788(1788-04-16) (aged 80)
Paris, Fraunce
NaitionalityFrench
Kent forHistoire Naturelle
Scientific career
FieldsNaitural history
InstitutionsJardin du Roi
InfluencesNicolas Antoine Boulanger
InfluencedNicolas Desmarest
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
SignaturGeorges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon signature.svg

Georges Louis Leclerc, Coont o Buffon (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɔʁʒ lwi ləklɛʁ kɔ̃t də byfɔ̃]; 7 September 1707 – 16 Aprile 1788) wis a French naituralist, mathematician, cosmologist, an encyclopaedic author.