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Édouard Lefèvre (1839, Chartres – 17 June 1894, Paris) was a French botanist and later entomologist who specialised in Coleoptera. He became a member of the Entomological Society of France in 1869.
Chartres is a commune and capital of the Eure-et-Loir department in France. It is located about 90 km (56 mi) southwest of Paris. Chartres is famous world-wide for its cathedral. Mostly constructed between 1193 and 1250, this Gothic cathedral is in an exceptional state of preservation. The majority of the original stained glass windows survive intact, while the architecture has seen only minor changes since the early 13th century. Much of the old town, including the library associated with the School of Chartres, was destroyed by bombs in 1944.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of 105 square kilometres and an official estimated population of 2,140,526 residents as of 1 January 2019. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe's major centres of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, science, and the arts.
France, officially the French Republic, is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The metropolitan area of France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered by Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany to the northeast, Switzerland and Italy to the east, and Andorra and Spain to the south. The overseas territories include French Guiana in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. The country's 18 integral regions span a combined area of 643,801 square kilometres (248,573 sq mi) and a total population of 67.3 million. France, a sovereign state, is a unitary semi-presidential republic with its capital in Paris, the country's largest city and main cultural and commercial centre. Other major urban areas include Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lille and Nice.
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Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples or Jacobus Faber Stapulensis was a French theologian and humanist. He was a precursor of the Protestant movement in France. The "d'Étaples" was not part of his name as such, but used to distinguish him from Jacques Lefèvre of Deventer, a less significant contemporary, a friend and correspondent of Erasmus. Both are also sometimes called by the German version of their name, Jacob/Jakob Faber. He himself had a sometimes tense relationship with Erasmus, whose work on Biblical translation and in theology closely paralleled his own.
Victor Antoine Signoret was a French pharmacologist, physician and entomologist.
Charles Marie Louis Joseph Sarrabezolles, also known as Carlo Sarrabezolles, was a French sculptor.
Henri Cain was a French dramatist, opera and ballet librettist. He wrote over forty librettos from 1893 to his death, for many of the most prominent composers of the Parisian Belle Epoque.
Louis Édouard Bureau was a French physician and botanist.
Charles Jules Edmée Brongniart was a French entomologist and paleontologist.
Lefèvre is a common family name derived from the original northern French surname Lefebvre or Lefèvre. Common variations include Lefevre, LeFevre, Le Fevre, le Fevre, Le Fèvre, le Fèvre, LeFever and Lefevere.
Ferdinand Le Cerf was a French entomologist who specialised in Lepidoptera.
After a number of French Bible translations in the Middle Ages, the first printed translation of the Bible into French was the work of the French theologian Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples in 1530 in Antwerp, Belgium. This was substantially revised and improved in 1535 by Pierre Robert Olivétan. This Bible, in turn, became the basis of the first French Catholic Bible, published at Leuven in 1550, the work of Nicholas de Leuze and François de Larben. Finally, the Bible de Port-Royal, prepared by Antoine Lemaistre and his brother Louis Isaac Lemaistre, finished in 1695, achieved broad acceptance among both Catholics and Protestants. Jean-Frédéric Ostervald's version (1724) also enjoyed widespread popularity.
The Société d'aquarellistes français, or "society of French watercolourists", often referred to as the Société des aquarellistes français, was an association of painters in watercolour in nineteenth-century France. It held annual exhibitions of works by members; the first of these was held in the gallery of Paul Durand-Ruel at 16 rue Laffitte, Paris, in 1879. The society ceased to be active in 1896.
André Joseph Lefèvre was a French politician who was Minister of War in 1920.
Afroeurydemus bimaculatus is a species of leaf beetle of Ivory Coast, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, observed by Édouard Lefèvre in 1877.
Victor Édouard Milliard was a French politician who was Minister of Justice for a few months in 1897–98.
Édouard Rist was a French physician who specialized in tuberculosis research (phthisiology). He was the brother of economist Charles Rist.
Eugène Nyon was a French vaudevillist and writer, particularly known for his historical novels and educational stories for young people.
Édouard Souberbielle was a 20th-century French organist, Kapellmeister and music educator.
Édouard Sommer was a French philologist, novelist, translator, grammarian and lexicographer.
Typophorini is a tribe of leaf beetles in the subfamily Eumolpinae.
Callipta is a genus of leaf beetles in the subfamily Eumolpinae. It is known from Asia and Africa. This genus was originally named Calliope by Julius Weise in 1882; however, as Édouard Lefèvre pointed out, the name "Calliope" had been used a number of times for genera described previously, so it was renamed to Callipta by Lefèvre in 1885.
Eurypelta is a genus of leaf beetles in the subfamily Eumolpinae. It is known from India.
Annales de la Société Entomologique de France is one of the oldest entomology journals in the world. It was founded in 1832, and began a new series in 1965, when it merged with Revue Française d'Entomologie and la Revue de Pathologie Végétale et d'Entomologie Agricole de France.
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