Pierre Adet, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Pierre Adet

Scientist, politician, diplomat

Date of Birth: 17-May-1763

Place of Birth: Nevers, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

Date of Death: 19-Mar-1834

Profession: physician, politician, diplomat, chemist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Pierre Adet

  • Pierre-Auguste Adet (May 17, 1763 Nevers – March 19, 1834 Paris) was a French scientist, politician, and diplomat. He worked with Lavoisier on a new chemical notation system, and was secretary to the scientific periodical Annales de chimie, founded in 1789.
  • He proved that glacial acetic acid and vinegar acetic acid were the same substance.He was secretary to the Minister of the Navy and the Colonies, Jean Dalbarade. He was commissioner to Saint-Domingue. He later became French ambassador to the United States, He sent Georges-Henri-Victor Collot on a reconnaissance of the Ohio River, and Mississippi River.In 1803, he was Prefect of the Nièvre dĂ©partement.
  • In 1809, he was a member of the Corps lĂ©gislatif.

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