Rabot Charles

Charles Rabot (1856-1944) was a French geographer who was interested in glaciology in the polar regions. He was a tireless explorer of these regions, with talents as a popularizer. Through his expeditions he made significant contributions in the fields of natural sciences (glaciology, geology, meteorology, etc.). His link with UNIL is that he was named professor honoris causa at the University of Lausanne in 1915.