Pierre Edouard Leopold Verger, alias Fatumbi or Fátúmbí (Paris, November 4, 1902; Salvador, Brazil, February 11, 1996) was a photographer, self-taughtethnographer, and babalawo (Yoruba priest of Ifa) who devoted most of his life to the study of the African culture — the slave trade, the African-based religions of the new world, and the resulting cultural and economical flows from and to Africa.