- Category : 1862-births
- Type : ME
- Profile : 2/5 - Hermit / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (56)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Eden 2
Alsatian geologist whose research made him one of the great specialists in Alpine geology and allowed him to enter the Academy of Sciences in 1919.
He studied at Strasbourg and at the Ecole Alsacienne de Paris. Graduated in geology at the Sorbonne, he travelled to study the mountains of Europe, and then defended a thesis on the geology of the Lure mountain in 1888. He became a professor at the University of Grenoble in 1892.
He died on 30 September 1925, aged 63, in Grenoble, France.