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Édouard Herzen

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Died  1936
Grandparent  Natalya Zakharina
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Parents  Aleksandr Aleksandrovič Herzen
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Édouard Herzen (Florence, 1877–1936) was a Belgian chemist who played a leading role in the development of physics and chemistry during the twentieth century. He collaborated with industrialist Ernest Solvay, and participated in the first, second, fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh Solvay Conferences.


Herzen was a grandson of Alexander Herzen, a promenient Russian public figure. In 1902 he published a thesis on Surface Tension. In 1921 he became director of the Division of Physical and Chemical Sciences at the l'Institut des Hautes-Études.

In 1924 he published, in collaboration with the physicist Hendrik Lorentz, a note to the Paris Academy of Sciences entitled The Reports of Energy and Mass After Ernest Solvay. The same year he wrote the popular book La Relativité d'Einstein, published by Editions of New Library of Lausanne.


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