Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac

French chemist and physicist

Date of Birth: 06-Dec-1778

Place of Birth: Saint-LĂ©onard-de-Noblat, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Date of Death: 09-May-1850

Profession: engineer, politician, physicist, chemist, university teacher

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius


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About Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac

  • Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac (UK: , US: , French: [??z?f lwi g?lysak]; 6 December 1778 – 9 May 1850) was 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.

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