|Dates: ||1854 - 1913|
A French explorer and anthropologist who led a French expedition to research the geography and peoples of the Venezuelan Amazon. His book " L'Orénoque et le Caura, relation de voyages exécutés en 1886 et 1887 " (Paris, 1889) was very popular in France. Jules Verne's 45th volume of the 54 Extraordinary Voyages series is entitled "Superb Orénoque" and is based upon the work of Chaffanjon.
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