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Aime Girard

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Name  Aime Girard
Role  Chemist
Died  1898

Aime Girard

Alfred Claude Aimé Girard (December 22, 1831 – April 12, 1898) was a French chemist and agronomist who was a professor at the Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers.



He was a member of the Académie d'Agriculture, the Académie des sciences (1894-1898) and the Comité des travaux historiques et scientifiques (1897-1898, resident member).

He wrote many publications throughout his lifetime on various topics from the fabrication of paper to the cultivation of industrial potatoes. (All published between 1861-1898)

He was a member of the board of directors of the Société française de photographie in 1863 and had been a member of that society from 1855.

He died at 67 years old and was buried in the renowned Père Lachaise cemetery.

Selected writings

  • Recherches sur la composition des raisins des principaux cépages de France, 1895 (Research on grape composition involving the principal grapes of France).
  • Mémoire sur l'hydro-cellulose et ses dérivés, 1881 (Memoirs on hydro-cellulose and its derivatives).
  • Recherches sur la culture de la pomme de terre industrielle, 1889 ( Research on the cultivation of industrial potatoes.)
  • Introduction au Dictionnaire de chimie industrielle, 1861 (Introduction to the dictionary of industrial chemistry).
  • Papier et papeterie, 1873 (Paper and stationery).
  • Composition chimique et valeur alimentaire des diverses parties du grain de froment, 1884 (Chemical composition and nutritive value involving different parts of wheat grain).
  • Recherches sur le développement progressif de la grappe de raisin, 1898. (Research on the gradual development of the grape cluster.)
  • References

    Aimé Girard Wikipedia

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