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Gay-Lussac, Joseph Louis, 1778-1850

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Personal name headingGay-Lussac, Joseph Louis, 1778-1850
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Variant(s)Gay-Lussac, M. (Joseph Louis), 1778-1850
Lussac, Joseph Louis Gay-, 1778-1850
Birth date1778
Death date1850
Profession or occupationChemists
Found inLCCN 13-33955: His Instruction sur l'essai des matiè€res d'argent par la voie humide, 1832 (hdg.: Gay-Lussac, Joseph Louis, 1778-1850; usage: M. Gay-Lussac)
Wikipedia [English], viewed June 14, 2019 (Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac; born 6 December 1778; died 9 May 1850; a French chemist and physicist. He is known mostly for his discovery that water is made of two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen (with Alexander von Humboldt), for two laws related to gases, and for his work on alcohol-water mixtures, which led to the degrees Gay-Lussac used to measure alcoholic beverages in many countries)