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France
Saint-André-d'Hébertot
Calvados

Basse-Normandie

Route du Grand If Vert / D534

Louis Nicolas Vauquelin

Saint-André-d'Hébertot 1763 - Saint-André-d'Hébertot 1829
French pharmacist and chemist
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1901/1963

Saint-André-d'Hébertot /  Louis Nicolas Vauquelin   Saint-André-d'Hébertot /  Louis Nicolas Vauquelin

Description

Bust on a column.

Inscription(s)

A
L.N. VAUQUELIN
CHIMISTE
le pays ou il est ne
ne a st. andre-d'hebertot | mort a st. andre-d'hebertot
le 16 mai 1763 | le 14 nov.bre 1829
a l'auteur des découvertes
du chrome et de la glucine
a l'actif prometeur
de l'analyse chimique rigoureuse

Annotation

In 1901 the bust was inaugurated by Julien Vauquelin, great-nephew of the chemist. The original 1901 bust was melted during the German occupation and replaced in 1963.

Saint-André-d'Hébertot - Louis Nicolas Vauquelin

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Location (N 49°18'15" - E 0°15'22")

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