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CLAUDE AUGUSTE LAMY (French: }; 15 June 1820 – 20 March 1878) was a French chemist who discovered the element thallium independently from William Crookes
William Crookes
in 1862.

LIFE

Lamy was born in the commune of Ney in the department of Jura , France
France
in 1820. He studied at the École Normale Supérieure
École Normale Supérieure
, Paris
Paris
. After he graduated from University in 1842 he became a teacher at Lille
Lille
then at Limoges
Limoges
and again in Lille. In 1851 he received his Ph.D. In 1854 he became professor at the faculty of sciences of Lille (Université Lille
Lille
Nord de France
France
) and taught at École des arts industriels et des mines ( École centrale de Lille ). In 1866 he changed to the École Centrale des Arts et Manufactures (École centrale de Paris) . Lamy died in 1878.

REFERENCES

* ^ Lamy, Claude-Auguste (1862). "De l\'existencè d\'un nouveau métal, le thallium". Comptes Rendus: 1255–1262. * ^ James, Frank A. J. L. (1984). "Of 'Medals and Muddles' the Context of the Discovery of Thallium: William Crookes's Early". Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London. 39 (1): 65–90. doi :10.1098/rsnr.1984.0005 . JSTOR
JSTOR
531576 . * ^ Lestel, Laurence (2008). Itinéraires de chimistes: 1857-2007, 150 ans de chimie en France
France
avec les présidents de la SFC. L'Editeur : EDP Sciences. p. 308. ISBN 978-2-86883-915-2 .

AUTHORITY CONTROL

* WorldCat Identities * VIAF : 163213917 * LCCN : no2015147035 * ISNI : 0000 0001 1210 0701 * GND : 116669365 * SUDOC : 035758007 * BNF : cb13517722k (data) * Léonore : LH/1463/29

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