Grignard, Victor

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Grignard, Victor Gender: M
Grignard, Francois Auguste Victor
born on 6 May 1871 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Cherbourg, France, 49n39, 1w39
Timezone LMT m1w39 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
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Victor Grignard


French chemist who, working with organomagnesium compounds he prepared what are called Grignard reagents, compounds which later had industrial applications. He became a professor of chemistry at Nancy (1910) and at Lyon (1919) and he won the Nobel Prize in 1912.

Grignard died 12/13/35, Lyon, France. By the time he died, over 6,000 scientific papers had been published about applications of the Grignard reaction.

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Source Notes

Gauquelin Vol. 2/2718


  • Vocation : Science : Chemistry
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize (1912)