Cuvier and Lamarck (image) University of Queensland Share Print E-Mail Caption The two central figures in the first test of evolution. (A) Georges Cuvier (1769-1832) and (B) Jean-Baptiste Lamarck (1744-1829). Credit - Usage Restrictions To only be used with this story. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.