Victor Segalen( 14 January 1878 - 21 May 1919 )
Victor Segalen was a French naval doctor, ethnographer, archeologist, writer, poet, explorer, art-theorist, linguist and literary critic.
He was born in Brest. He studied naval medicine in Bordeaux. He traveled and lived in Polynesia and China . He died by accident in a forest in Huelgoat, France .
In 1934, the French state inscribed his name on the walls of the Panthéon because of his sacrifice for his country during World War I.
He gave his name to the Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2 University of medicine, literature and social sciences in Bordeaux under the Academy of Bordeaux where he studied, and to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of Brest where he was born.
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