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DUMAS, Jean Baptiste Andre

Forenames: Jean Baptiste Andre

Last name: DUMAS

Titles and Honours:

Date of birth: 1800-07-14

Date of death: 1884-04-11

Date of Election: 1844-04-30

Honorary Member? Yes


Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No


Place of Residence: Cannes, France


Chemist. Responsible for the Theory of Substitution, Theory of Types and the Classification of Elements.

College in Ales

1823 Repetiteur at l'Ecole Polytechnique
1829 Co-founder of l'Ecole Centrale des Arts at Manufactures
1835 Chair at l'Ecole Polytechnique
1839 Prof of Organic Chemistry at l'Ecole de Medicine
1841-68 (Retired) Full Professor at the Sourbonne

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