Lavoisier, Antoine-Laurent
Lavoisier, Antoine-Laurent
Chemist, philosopher, economist (1743-1794)

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  • Lavoisier, Antoine-Laurent — ▪ French chemist Introduction born August 26, 1743, Paris, France died May 8, 1794, Paris  prominent French chemist and leading figure in the 18th century chemical revolution who developed an experimentally based theory of the chemical reactivity …   Universalium

  • Lavoisier, Antoine-Laurent de — (1743 1794)    chemist    Considered the founder of modern chemistry, Antoine Laurent de Lavoisier was born in Paris and was educated at the Collège Mazarin. He served as one of the farmers general and held several other public offices, including …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Lavoisier,Antoine Laurent — La·voi·sier (lə vwäʹzē ā , lä vwä zyāʹ), Antoine Laurent. 1743 1794. French chemist who is regarded as the founder of modern chemistry. He isolated the major components of air, disproved the phlogiston theory by determining the role of oxygen in… …   Universalium

  • Lavoisier , Antoine Laurent — (1743–1794) French chemist Lavoisier is regarded as the founder of modern chemistry. Born in Paris, he studied both law and science, but after graduating concentrated his attention on science. He invested his money in a private tax collecting… …   Scientists

  • Lavoisier, Antoine (-Laurent) — born Aug. 26, 1743, Paris, France died May 8, 1794, Paris French chemist, regarded as the father of modern chemistry. His work on combustion, oxidation (see oxidation reduction), and gases (especially those in air) overthrew the phlogiston… …   Universalium

  • Lavoisier, Antoine-Laurent de — ► (1743 94) Químico francés. Es considerado uno de los creadores de la química moderna. En 1768 fue nombrado miembro de la Académie des Sciences. Enunció la ley de la conservación de la materia, descubrió el oxígeno y realizó la síntesis del aire …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Lavoisier, Antoine (-Laurent) — (26 ago. 1743, París, Francia–8 may. 1794, París). Químico francés, considerado el padre de la química moderna. Su trabajo sobre la combustión, oxidación (ver oxidación reducción) y los gases (en especial aquellos en el aire) derrumbó la doctrina …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • LAVOISIER, ANTOINE LAURENT —    one of the founders of modern chemistry, born in Paris; to prosecute his researches accepted the post of farmer general in 1769, introduced in 1776 improvements in manufacturing gunpowder, discovered the composition of the air and the nature… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Lavoisier, Antoine — Lavoisier , Antoine Laurent …   Scientists

  • Antoine Laurent de Lavoisier — Antoine Lavoisier Antoine Laurent de Lavoisier (* 26. August 1743 in Paris; † 8. Mai 1794 ebenda) war ein französischer Chemiker und gilt als einer der Väter der modernen Chemie. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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