- Category : 1801-births
- Type : PSE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Rulership 1
French geologist who invented the 'Triger process' for digging through waterlogged ground using a pressurised caisson. Triger was also Deputy Director of coal mining operations in Chalonnes-sur-Loire (Maine-et-Loire).
He was also a paleontologist, part of the first team to excavate the archaeological site of Roc-en Paille (Chalonnes-sur-Loire, Maine-et-Loire). His very large collection of rocks, fossils and minerals is now displayed at the Museum of Natural History in Angers.
On 16 December 1867 Triger died from a heart attack after a meeting at the Geological Society of France, where he served for 35 years. Triger's name is one of the 72 names inscribed on the Eiffel Tower.