Pierre Morvan

1987 Laureate, Science & Health
France, Born 1935

A passion for beetles

July 6, 2009

Retired taxi driver Pierre Morvan from Brittany, in France, has, by studying beetles for four decades, earned himself international recognition. His insect collection contains more than 100,000 specimens gathered through numerous expeditions, chiefly in the Himalayas. Exploring terrain of little interest to professional scientists, Morvan has discovered over 600...

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