S: Antoine Laurent Lavoisier By: Ethan Seltzer 2011
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4: On August 26, 1743, Emilie Punts gave birth to a boy named Antoine Laurent Lavoisier soon too be called “The Father of Modern Chemistry.” Lavoisier was born to a wealthy family. Then five years later, his mother gave birth to a baby girl named Marie. After she gave birth to his sister, she died during childbirth. His father decided to let the children stay with their grandmother. As Lavoisier and his sister grew up, their grandmother took good care of them. When he was eleven, he was pulled out of school and sent to college. The collage was called, College des Quatre Nations. After he graduated at age twenty-one, he married thirteen-year-old Anne Pierette Paulze. She helped translate the books of chemistry he wrote. After a couple of years, he proved that air contained a new element called oxygen. He created the element table for chemistry. He won an award for lighting the streets of Paris. He also won an award for discovering inflammable air. He won a prize for designing a new way to prepare the saltpeter. A couple years later, he was captured with twenty-seven others. He was guillotined the day he was captured. He died at age fifty-one.
7: Antoine Laurent Lavoisier 1743-1794 "Father of Chemistry"
8: His wife married him in the eighth grade! He became the father of modern chemistry. There is a crater in the moon named after him. | Interesting Facts
10: Bibliography "Antoine Lavoisier." Professor Bruce Mattson Creighton University. Web. 11 Oct. 2011.
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