Jean-Marie Pelt was born on October 24, 1933, and died on December 23, 2015.
He was a French biologist, botanist and pharmacist with degrees in both Biology and Pharmacy.
Jean-Marie was a professor at the University of Lorraine, specializing in medicinal plants and traditional pharmacopeia, and is the author of several scientific articles and books on pharmaceutical plants, plant biology and urban ecology.
He was known to the French public as the producer of several television series and radio broadcasts on plant biology and ecology.
Jean-Marie has been nicknamed the Konrad Lorenz of the vegetable world.
Jean-Marie Pelt passed away at age 82 in December 2015.