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Henri BRACONNOT

French Henri BRACONNOT

French chemist and pharmacist

Source :  Jacques-Michel DOIDY

Born: on May 29, 1780 in Commercy, France
Died: on January 13, 1855 in Nancy, France


Biography

He was born in Commercy, his father being a counsel at the local parliament. At the death of his father, in 1787, Henri began his instruction in an elementary school in Commercy and then with private teachers.

At 13, he was placed as apprentice in a pharmacy in Nancy where he learned and practiced pharmacy, chemistry, and botany. At 15, he left Nancy for a military service in an hospital in Strasbourg.

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- Category Sciences - Other, Chemist