Peron, Francois

Naturalist, explorer and historian who visited Port Jackson as part of the Baudin expedition. His collection of specimens and observations contributed fundamentally to an understanding of Australian zoology.

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Born
Cérilly, Allier, France
22 Aug 1775
Arrived Sydney
1802
Died
Cérilly, Allier, France
14 Dec 1810
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Alternate
Péron, François
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