Painter John James Audubon

John James Audubon

Living place: Haiti

Birthday: 26-4-1785

Global rank: #29928

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Who is Painter John James Audubon?
Franco-American artist and birdwatcher who paints North American birds in great detail. His disc coloring book, "The Birds of America", was highly prized long after his death. He discovered and named 25 new species of birds.
His name has been given to the most famous ornithological organization, the National Audubon Society.

Young / Before famous

He wanted to improve on the work of the famous poet and naturalist Alexander Wilson and use oeuvre Wilson as a guiding light for his career. He began his work in ornithology in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.

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He was born into a Haitian sugar plantation and is the illegitimate son of a French naval officer and a chambermaid. He married Lucy Bakewell in 1808, and the couple had four children.

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He was mentioned by Charles Darwin in "On the Origin of Species", the controversial and quintessential Darwin.

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When was Painter John James Audubon born?
John James Audubon birthday 26-4-1785 (death).
Where is Painter John James Audubon's birth place, what is Zodiac/Chinese Zodiac?
John James Audubon was born in . is a Painter, whose Zodiac is Taurus, and who Chinese Zodiac is The Snake. John James Audubon's global rank is 29928 and whose rank is 65 in list of famous Painter.
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Birthday John James Audubon (26-4) in history

  • Day 26-4 year 1607: The first British people settled in America. Cape Henry was the first place they landed
  • Day 26-4 year 1865: John Wilkes Booth, Lincoln’s assassin, was surrounded by federal troops in a barn in Virginia. He was shot and killed, either by the soldiers or by his own hand.
  • Day 26-4 year 1937: The German Luftwaffe (air force) destroyed the Spanish town of Guernica.
  • Day 26-4 year 1964: Tanganyika and Zanzibar joined to form Tanzania.
  • Day 26-4 year 1986: The worst nuclear power plant accident in history occurred at Chernobyl, near Kiev, U.S.S.R.
  • Day 26-4 year 1994: The first multi-racial elections were held in South Africa.
  • Day 26-4 year 2000: Vermont Governor Howard Dean signed the nation's first bill allowing same-sex couples to form civil unions.
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