Henri BECQUEREL

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Physicist

FrenchBorn Antoine Henri BECQUEREL

French physicist, Nobel laureate, and the discoverer of radioactivity

Born on December 15, 1852 in Paris, France , France

Died on August 25, 1908 in Le Croisic, Loire-Atlantique

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Becquerel was born in Paris into a family which produced four generations of scientists: Becquerel's grandfather (Antoine César Becquerel), father (Alexandre-Edmond Becquerel), and son (Jean Becquerel). He studied engineering at the École Polytechnique and the École des Ponts et Chaussées. In 1890 he married Louise Désirée Lorieux.



In 1892, he became the third in his family to occupy the physics chair at the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. In 1894, he became chief engineer in the Department of Bridges and Highways.

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