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Antoine Laurent Lavoisier

Antoine Laurent Lavoisier  

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(1743–1794)French chemist, who collected taxes for the government in Paris. In the 1770s he discovered oxygen and nitrogen in air and demolished the phlogiston theory of combustion by demonstrating ...

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