L.s Lefevre-Gineau (Physicien,)Membre de l’Académie des Sciences et des Académies de Turin Madrid &a. Né à Anthe (Ardennes) le Mars 1754.
Stipple. 214 x 145mm (8½ x 5¾").
Louis Lefevre-Gineau (1751-1829) the French chemist and scientist. He began his work with Lavoisier and studied the chemical composition of water with him. He was a member of the commission charged to define the metric system and it is he who determined the mass of the kilogram. He was a Knight of Ainelle under Napoleon's Empire in 1808.
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