Grand Officer of the Légion d'Honneur, Baron of the Empire
Born on August 23, 1769, eight days after Napoleon Bonaparte's birth, in Montbéliard, then Duchy of Württemberg.
French naturalist, zoologist and paleontologist during First Empire.
Georges Cuvier died of cholera on May 13, 1832 in Paris, and was buried in the Père Lachaise Cemetery (8th division) .
"Georges Cuvier", by Marie Nicolas Ponce-Camus (Paris 1778 - Paris 1839).
In 1969, the French Postal Service released a 0.50 Franc stamp bearing the image of Georges Cuvier .