John James Audubon

Ornithologist John James Audubon Full Name: John James Audubon [Jean-Jacques Audubon]

United States of America

Profession: Ornithologist
Why Famous: Notable for his expansive studies to document all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural habitats, his major work "The Birds of America" is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed.

Born: April 26, 1785
Birthplace: Les Cayes, Haiti
Star Sign: Taurus

Died: January 27, 1851 (aged 65)

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